Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Spartanburg

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Spartanburg

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 average teacher salary is about $2,000 less than a decade ago after adjusting for inflation. 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 Spartanburg, SC using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage. Keep reading to discover the highest and lowest paying education jobs in your city.

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#16. Tutors

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $25,640
- #331 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,780
- Employment: 147,100
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Pittsfield, MA ($82,910)
--- Santa Fe, NM ($68,440)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($60,110)
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#15. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $27,670
- #285 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 930

National
- Annual mean salary: $31,760
- Employment: 1,187,270
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($46,390)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($45,080)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($42,820)
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#14. Library technicians

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $28,680
- #325 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

National
- Annual mean salary: $39,070
- Employment: 73,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Olympia-Tumwater, WA ($61,740)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($59,950)
--- Napa, CA ($57,890)
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#13. Preschool teachers, except special education

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $28,920
- #434 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

National
- Annual mean salary: $36,460
- Employment: 391,670
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($49,990)
--- Ocean City, NJ ($49,720)
--- Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ ($49,560)
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#12. Substitute teachers, short-term

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $36,960
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

National
- Annual mean salary: $38,410
- Employment: 374,620
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Prescott, AZ ($64,310)
--- Appleton, WI ($63,310)
--- Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL ($58,770)

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#11. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $47,360
- #358 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,490
- Employment: 120,730
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($95,420)
--- Kingston, NY ($92,160)
--- Salinas, CA ($90,490)
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#10. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $50,640
- #414 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,010

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,880
- Employment: 592,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bakersfield, CA ($109,060)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($107,280)
--- Yuba City, CA ($94,480)
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#9. Special education teachers, middle school

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $52,340
- #254 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,860
- Employment: 79,070
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($117,940)
--- Worcester, MA-CT ($94,630)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($94,140)
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#8. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $52,480
- #329 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,090
- Employment: 187,070
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salinas, CA ($102,210)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,730)
--- Chico, CA ($88,430)
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#7. Special education teachers, secondary school

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $53,190
- #324 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,100
- Employment: 145,690
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($110,320)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($106,590)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($103,540)

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#6. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $53,420
- #268 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,960
- Employment: 84,360
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($122,160)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,490)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($115,060)
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#5. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $55,000
- #316 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,110

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,080
- Employment: 1,329,280
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,860)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($91,430)
--- Salinas, CA ($91,280)
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#4. Librarians and media collections specialists

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $56,570
- #237 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,180
- Employment: 127,790
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($94,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,990)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($89,220)
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#3. Self-enrichment teachers

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $56,800
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,230
- Employment: 216,910
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($70,350)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($66,650)
--- Utica-Rome, NY ($63,470)
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#2. Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $57,790
- #295 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,120

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,530
- Employment: 1,020,240
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($104,010)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($101,980)
--- Bakersfield, CA ($97,490)

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#1. Instructional coordinators

Spartanburg, SC
- Annual mean salary: $58,470
- #378 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,560
- Employment: 184,740
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salem, OR ($93,890)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($93,760)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($91,430)

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