Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Walla Walla

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

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 Walla Walla, WA 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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#9. Preschool teachers, except special education

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $35,300
- #188 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#8. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $36,670
- #55 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#7. Substitute teachers, short-term

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $43,840
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#6. Self-enrichment teachers

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $47,180
- #90 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#5. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $70,710
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $73,210
- #73 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#3. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $76,020
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $76,450
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 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. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Walla Walla, WA
- Annual mean salary: $78,670
- #46 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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