Highest and lowest paying education jobs in La Crosse

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in La Crosse

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 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 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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#13. Preschool teachers, except special education

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $30,060
- #397 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#12. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $31,920
- #143 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 660

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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#11. Library technicians

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $34,170
- #204 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#10. Self-enrichment teachers

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $38,060
- #283 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#9. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $55,450
- #262 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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. Special education teachers, middle school

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $56,190
- #190 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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. Librarians and media collections specialists

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $56,630
- #231 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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#6. Special education teachers, secondary school

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $57,940
- #238 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#5. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $58,490
- #158 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

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $59,110
- #227 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $60,150
- #247 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

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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#2. Elementary school teachers, except special education

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $61,820
- #182 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 660

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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#1. Instructional coordinators

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
- Annual mean salary: $64,620
- #256 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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