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These are the 20 highest paying educational jobs in the Worcester area, according to Stacker

As students young and old return to the classroom for the new school year or for the fall semester, Stacker took a look at the highest paying educational jobs in the Worcester area.

Stacker noted that while the average teacher salary is about $2,000 lower than it was a decade ago after adjusting for inflation, despite this, many of these jobs are rewarding and some can be quite lucrative, especially in specialized areas.

Stacker compiled its data using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and jobs are ranked by 2021 annual average salary. See rankings according to Stacker below.

20. Vocational/technical teachers, secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $86,280
  • #26 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 260
  • National average annual salary: $68,960

19. Kindergarten teachers, excluding special education

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $87,960
  • #6 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 260
  • National average annual salary: $64,490

18. Teachers of English language and literature, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $87,970
  • #20 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 180
  • National average annual salary: $82,680

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

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $88,590
  • #14 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 1,600
  • National average annual salary: $66,880

16. Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $89,660
  • #38 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 70
  • National average annual salary: $87,980

15. Psychology teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $91,780
  • #29 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 130
  • National average annual salary: $88,390

14. Physics teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $92,920
  • #34 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 30
  • National average annual salary: $99,480

13. Post-Secondary Chemistry Teachers

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $93,300
  • #33 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 40
  • National average annual salary: $94,060

12. Post-Secondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $94,010
  • #26 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 180
  • National average annual salary: $82,040

11. Communication teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $94,260
  • #12 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 40
  • National average annual salary: $84,580

10. History teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $94,570
  • #25 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 60
  • National average annual salary: $86,460

9. Special education teachers, middle school

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $94,630
  • #3 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 280
  • National average annual salary: $68,860

8. Computer teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $96,920
  • 46 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 60
  • National average annual salary: $89,610

7. Early Childhood Special Education Teachers

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $97,900
  • #3 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 50
  • National average annual salary: $71,970

6. Engineering teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $97,920
  • #55 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 30
  • National average annual salary: $115,590

5. Political science teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $99,360
  • #21 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 40
  • National average annual salary: $98,980

4. Economics teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $104,710
  • #40 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 40
  • National average annual salary: $124,090

3. Business teachers, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $104,930
  • #70 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 150
  • National average annual salary: $105,720

2. Biological Science Teachers, Post-Secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $129,870
  • #9 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 230
  • National average annual salary: $98,710

1. Teachers of health specialties, post-secondary

  • Average annual salary in Worcester: $140,680
  • #27 highest salary among all metros
  • Employment: 570
  • National average annual salary: $133,310

To see Stacker’s full ranking for Worcester, click here.

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