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Education, Training, and Library - Highest to Lowest Paid Salary (Full List)

 

By the Numbers: The complete list from the Highest to the Lowest paid:

Job Title (# of members) Annual Mean Wage 
   
1.    Law Teachers, Postsecondary (16,010) $134,530
2.    Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary (186,740) $125,430
3.    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary (13,060) $111,520
4.    Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary (38,000) $107,490
5.    Physics Teachers, Postsecondary (14,160) $97,520
6.    Business Teachers, Postsecondary (83,030) $96,770
7.    Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary (10,340) $96,630
8.    Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary (10,850) $95,900
9.    Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary (16,720) $94,090
10.  Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary (7,370) $92,890
11.  Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary (5,700) $91,940
12.  Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary (1,750) $90,480
13.  Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary (50,820) $90,420
14.  Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary (32,540) $89,670
15.  Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary (21,250) $89,320
16.  Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary (5,520) $88,880
17.  Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other (13,320) $85,950
18.  Geography Teachers, Postsecondary (4,140) $84,660
19.  Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary (9,060) $84,590
20.  Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary (37,640) $84,440
21.  Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary (52,020) $82,650
22.  Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary (14,580) $81,600
23.  Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary (99,020) $81,050
24.  History Teachers, Postsecondary (21,800) $80,880
25.  Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary (23,180) $77,420
26.  English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary (71,270) $76,140
27.  Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary (56,210) $75,030
28.  Communications Teachers, Postsecondary (28,180) $74,360
29.  Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary (11,860) $74,280
30.  Postsecondary Teachers, All Other (194,870) $73,990
31.  Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary (28,720) $73,750
32.  Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary (2,970) $72,790
33.  Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary (4,870) $72,340
34.  Education Teachers, Postsecondary (58,850) $70,260
35.  Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary (17,390) $67,870
36.  Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary (14,620) $67,040
37.  Instructional Coordinators (147,330) $65,500
38.  Special Education Teachers, Secondary School (132,490) $64,020
39.  Special Education Teachers, Middle School (90,250) $61,910
40.  Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education (1,003,250) $61,420
41.  Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School (12,730) $60,350
42.  Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School (190,530) $60,090
43.  Librarians (129,350) $59,870
44.  Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education (626,310) $59,800
45.  Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School (80,100) $59,480
46.  Special Education Teachers, All Other (40,190) $59,450
47.  Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education (1,392,660) $59,020
48.  Curators (11,170) $58,910
49.  Special Education Teachers, Preschool (28,140) $56,990
50.  Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary (116,430) $55,730
51.  Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education (151,290) $55,460
52.  Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors (58,810) $55,140
53.  Archivists (5,760) $54,570
54.  Farm and Home Management Advisors (8,620) $52,150
55.  Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists (10,300) $50,130
56.  Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers (292,950) $47,570
57.  Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other (100,640) $46,970
58.  Museum Technicians and Conservators (10,970) $44,780
59.  Self-Enrichment Education Teachers (229,840) $43,150
60.  Graduate Teaching Assistants (135,130) $35,810
61.  Library Technicians (93,410) $34,780
62.  Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education (385,550) $33,300
63.  Substitute Teachers (609,960) $30,900
64.  Teacher Assistants (1,263,820) $27,120

 

 
 
 
 

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