Highest and lowest paying education jobs in College Station

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in College Station

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 College Station-Bryan, TX 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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#22. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $21,380
- #496 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 750

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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#21. Teaching assistants, postsecondary

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $23,830
- #143 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,490

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,170
- Employment: 121,290
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Arecibo, PR ($62,080)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($59,560)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($59,380)
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#20. Tutors

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $23,900
- #334 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

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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#19. Preschool teachers, except special education

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $30,190
- #392 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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. Library technicians

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $31,000
- #272 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#17. Substitute teachers, short-term

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $33,150
- #200 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#16. Self-enrichment teachers

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $34,880
- #376 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#15. English language and literature teachers, postsecondary

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $48,540
- #198 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#14. Special education teachers, middle school

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $49,910
- #290 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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#13. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $50,440
- #416 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 600

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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#12. Elementary school teachers, except special education

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $50,840
- #418 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,090

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

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $50,930
- #449 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 850

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

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $50,960
- #354 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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#8 (tie). Kindergarten teachers, except special education

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $50,990
- #297 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#8 (tie). Special education teachers, secondary school

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $50,990
- #369 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#7. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $53,390
- #269 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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. Instructional coordinators

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $53,780
- #428 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#5. Librarians and media collections specialists

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $56,570
- #237 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#4. Computer science teachers, postsecondary

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $83,580
- #84 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $89,610
- Employment: 37,600
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($152,280)
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($145,360)
--- Tuscaloosa, AL ($144,170)
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#3. Business teachers, postsecondary

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $88,100
- #148 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

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. Engineering teachers, postsecondary

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $94,450
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,590
- Employment: 35,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($157,030)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($154,130)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($153,050)
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#1. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

College Station-Bryan, TX
- Annual mean salary: $138,520
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,290

National
- Annual mean salary: $133,310
- Employment: 191,830
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($226,440)
--- Jackson, MS ($202,690)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($183,250)

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