Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Eau Claire

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Eau Claire

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 Eau Claire, WI 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. Preschool teachers, except special education

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $27,810
- #461 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#15. Library technicians

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $29,760
- #301 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#14. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $30,790
- #165 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 520

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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#13. Self-enrichment teachers

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $39,530
- #241 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#12. Substitute teachers, short-term

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $43,040
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 390

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. Special education teachers, secondary school

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $54,420
- #300 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#10. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $55,890
- #297 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

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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#9. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $56,320
- #248 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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. Librarians and media collections specialists

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $56,560
- #239 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $58,940
- #230 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

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

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $60,290
- #244 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

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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#5. Instructional coordinators

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $60,430
- #341 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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#4. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $62,770
- #139 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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#3. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $75,590
- #34 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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#2. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $76,240
- #157 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#1. Business teachers, postsecondary

Eau Claire, WI
- Annual mean salary: $86,810
- #152 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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