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Highest and Lowest Paying Teaching Jobs in Morgantown

(Stacker) – Whether you imagine hard-working teachers buying school supplies for their students or engineering professors training future leaders, it’s fair to say that education encompasses a wide variety of jobs. So much so that there is room to specialize and pursue your passion.

Historically, teacher compensation has been a rather controversial 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, especially in specialized fields.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-paying and lowest-paying educational jobs in Morgantown, WV, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual average salary. Keep reading to find out the highest-paying and lowest-paying jobs in your city.

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#13. Teaching assistants, except post-secondary

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $24,650
– #413 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 290

National
– Average annual salary: $31,760
– Employment: 1,187,270
– Metros with the highest average salary:
—Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Wash. ($46,390)
– San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($45,080)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, Calif. ($42,820)

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#12. Preschool teachers, except specialized education

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $27,970
– #452 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 200

National
– Average annual salary: $36,460
– Employment: 391,670
– Metros with the highest average salary:
—Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, Calif. ($49,990)
– Ocean City, New Jersey ($49,720)
– Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ ($49,560)

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#11. Self-Enrichment Teachers

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $35,600
– #354 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Average annual salary: $49,230
– Employment: 216,910
– Metros with the highest average salary:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($70,350)
— Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, Hawaii ($66,650)
– Utica-Rome, NY ($63,470)

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#ten. Teachers in special education, kindergarten and primary

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $46,500
– #418 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 130

National
– Average annual salary: $67,090
– Employment: 187,070
– Metros with the highest average salary:
– Salinas, California ($102,210)
—Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, Calif. ($92,730)
– Chico, Calif. ($88,430)

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#9. College teachers, except special and vocational/technical education

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $47,700
– #451 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 240

National
– Average annual salary: $66,880
– Employment: 592,000
– Metros with the highest average salary:
— Bakersfield, California ($109,060)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, Calif. ($107,280)
– City of Yuba, California ($94,480)

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#8. Primary school teachers, except special education

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $48,250
– #473 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 270

National
– Average annual salary: $67,080
– Employment: 1,329,280
– Metros with the highest average salary:
— Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, Calif. ($92,860)
—Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California ($91,430)
– Salinas, California ($91,280)

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#seven. Special education teachers, secondary

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $50,770
– #370 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 60

National
– Average annual salary: $70,100
– Employment: 145,690
– Metros with the highest average salary:
– San Diego-Carlsbad, Calif. ($110,320)
— Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California ($106,590)
— Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($103,540)

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#6. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $51,400
– #285 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Average annual salary: $64,490
– Employment: 120,730
– Metros with the highest average salary:
– Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($95,420)
—Kingston, New York ($92,160)
– Salinas, California ($90,490)

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#5. Secondary school teachers, except special education and vocational/technical education

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $53,870
– #385 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 400

National
– Average annual salary: $69,530
– Employment: 1,020,240
– Metros with the highest average salary:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif. ($104,010)
—Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California ($101,980)
— Bakersfield, California ($97,490)

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#4. Librarians and Media Collections Specialists

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $54,490
– #286 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 50

National
– Average annual salary: $64,180
– Employment: 127,790
– Metros with the highest average salary:
—Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Wash. ($94,230)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,990)
– Kennewick-Richland, WA ($89,220)

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#3. Biological Science Teachers, Post-Secondary

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $65,080
– #151 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 160

National
– Average annual salary: $98,710
– Employment: 47,690
– Metros with the highest average salary:
—Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR ($181,560)
—Visalia-Porterville, California ($166,470)
— Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, Calif. ($152,140)

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#2. Pedagogical coordinators

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $65,190
– #242 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 40

National
– Average annual salary: $70,560
– Employment: 184,740
– Metros with the highest average salary:
– Salem, OR ($93,890)
— Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($93,760)
– Kennewick-Richland, WA ($91,430)

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#1. Teachers of health specialties, post-secondary

Morgantown, West Virginia
– Average annual salary: $75,260
– #162 highest salary among all metros
– Employment: 1,560

National
– Average annual salary: $133,310
– Employment: 191,830
– Metros with the highest average salary:
— Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut ($226,440)
—Jackson, MS ($202,690)
—Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, Calif. ($183,250)

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