Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Sioux Falls

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Sioux Falls

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 Sioux Falls, SD 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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#21. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $26,570
- #327 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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#20. Substitute teachers, short-term

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $30,790
- #251 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

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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#19. Preschool teachers, except special education

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $31,660
- #319 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 600

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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#18. Adult basic education, adult secondary education, and english as a second language instructors

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $35,330
- #196 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,650
- Employment: 38,260
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($96,640)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,290)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,740)
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#17. Library technicians

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $35,770
- #176 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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#16. Tutors

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $35,870
- #199 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $48,210
- #346 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#14. Self-enrichment teachers

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $48,600
- #77 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#13. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $49,110
- #458 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,190

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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#12. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $49,810
- #430 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 590

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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#11. Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $49,960
- #464 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 830

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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#10. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $50,170
- #373 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#9. Special education teachers, secondary school

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $50,730
- #373 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#8. Special education teachers, middle school

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $50,760
- #278 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#7. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $51,410
- #291 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#6. Librarians and media collections specialists

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $51,830
- #351 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#5. Education teachers, postsecondary

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $60,030
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,990
- Employment: 58,780
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($119,140)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($112,130)
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($110,160)
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#4. English language and literature teachers, postsecondary

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $62,220
- #147 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,680
- Employment: 58,480
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($162,660)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($145,980)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($132,320)
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#3. Business teachers, postsecondary

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $67,720
- #203 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,720
- Employment: 79,640
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($175,640)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($175,080)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($154,600)
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#2. Instructional coordinators

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $68,040
- #192 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#1. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Sioux Falls, SD
- Annual mean salary: $70,240
- #147 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,040
- Employment: 68,060
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($146,700)
--- Charlottesville, VA ($109,450)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($109,310)

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