Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Laredo

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

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 Laredo, 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. Tutors

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $21,720
- #339 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#21. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $23,340
- #455 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,220

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

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $24,630
- #357 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 660

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. Library technicians

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $31,600
- #261 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#18. Self-enrichment teachers

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $33,170
- #406 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#17. Education teachers, postsecondary

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $46,100
- #173 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#16. Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $47,350
- #183 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $87,980
- Employment: 44,140
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($157,340)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($149,220)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($138,090)
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#15. Preschool teachers, except special education

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $47,790
- #5 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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#14. Psychology teachers, postsecondary

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $52,910
- #147 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $88,390
- Employment: 36,060
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($141,130)
--- Iowa City, IA ($131,770)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($117,020)
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#13. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $53,310
- #247 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,130
- Employment: 105,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($116,850)
--- Champaign-Urbana, IL ($97,110)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($95,200)

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#12. Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $53,840
- #183 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,240
- Employment: 94,720
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($180,910)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($160,360)
--- Bakersfield, CA ($151,060)
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#11. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $55,580
- #301 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,540

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

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $55,600
- #288 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 760

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, secondary school

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $56,160
- #261 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $56,440
- #195 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $56,640
- #316 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,090

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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#6. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $57,530
- #222 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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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#5. Librarians and media collections specialists

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $59,850
- #160 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $60,200
- #171 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#3. Instructional coordinators

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $63,250
- #287 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#2. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $73,120
- #124 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#1. Business teachers, postsecondary

Laredo, TX
- Annual mean salary: $97,750
- #103 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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