Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Myrtle Beach

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March 6, 2021
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Myrtle Beach

Whether you picture hard-working teachers buying school supplies for their students or genius professors shaping future leaders, it’s fair to say education encompasses a wide variety of jobs. So much so that there’s room to specialize and pursue your passion.

Historically, teachers’ pay is a rather contentious topic. The median annual salary across all teaching professions is $57,949—about $3,000 below the median annual salary of all working professionals with a bachelor’s degree or higher. Despite this, many of these jobs are rewarding in more ways than one. In other words, education can be very lucrative—particularly within specialty fields.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest- and lowest-paying education jobs in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2019 annual mean wage. Keep reading to discover the highest- and lowest-paying education jobs in your city.

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#13. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $25,400
- #229 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,560

National
- Annual mean salary: $29,640
- Employment: 1,346,910
- Entry level education requirements: Some college, no degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($41,810)
--- Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($41,430)
--- New Bedford, MA ($41,360)
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#12. Substitute teachers, short-term

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $27,500
- #177 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

National
- Annual mean salary: $32,460
- Employment: 587,120
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salisbury, MD-DE ($58,740)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($53,870)
--- Salinas, CA ($49,790)
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#11. Library technicians

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $31,500
- #194 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $36,950
- Employment: 88,720
- Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($58,980)
--- Iowa City, IA ($54,140)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($52,650)
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#10. Preschool teachers, except special education

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $35,690
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 520

National
- Annual mean salary: $34,650
- Employment: 431,350
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ ($55,430)
--- Laredo, TX ($50,350)
--- Waterbury, CT ($49,840)
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#9. Self-enrichment teachers

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $40,740
- #140 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,120
- Employment: 252,780
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($65,570)
--- Warner Robins, GA ($65,340)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($64,710)
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#8. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $53,050
- #240 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,030

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,930
- Employment: 1,430,480
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kingston, NY ($92,090)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($90,270)
--- Merced, CA ($89,910)
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#7. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $56,320
- #123 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,800
- Employment: 74,520
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Fresno, CA ($102,780)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($87,500)
--- New Haven, CT ($85,740)
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#6. Adult basic education, adult secondary education, and english as a second language instructors

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $57,950
- #43 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,980
- Employment: 51,950
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($94,920)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($92,360)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($90,000)
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#5. Librarians and media collections specialists

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $65,960
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,920
- Employment: 135,690
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA ($89,880)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,390)
--- Merced, CA ($87,800)
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#4. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $69,300
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 590

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,550
- Employment: 622,330
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kingston, NY ($91,610)
--- Bakersfield, CA ($91,350)
--- El Centro, CA ($89,610)
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#3. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $70,090
- #47 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,010

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,420
- Employment: 193,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Merced, CA ($93,990)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($92,040)
--- Fresno, CA ($89,480)
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#2. Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $70,210
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 720

National
- Annual mean salary: $65,930
- Employment: 1,035,850
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bakersfield, CA ($97,680)
--- Fresno, CA ($93,410)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($93,350)
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#1. Instructional coordinators

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
- Annual mean salary: $75,350
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,180
- Employment: 176,690
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Jackson, MI ($117,990)
--- New Haven, CT ($111,750)
--- Warner Robins, GA ($103,980)

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