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Here are the 25 lowest-paying education jobs in NYC, according to this study

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STATEN ISLAND, NY — When it comes to choosing a career in the classroom, many teachers go through years of school to help shape the future leaders of the world.

But some jobs in the educator sector bring in less than others.

Data journalism website Stacker compiled a list of the lowest-paying education jobs in the New York City area, which includes Newark and Jersey City in New Jersey. It used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with jobs ranked by 2021 annual mean wage.

Here are the top 25 lowest-paying education-related jobs in New York City, according to recent data.

25. Career/technical education teachers, middle school

— Annual mean salary: $97,750

— #2 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 900

24. Curators

— Annual mean salary: $96,990

— #1 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 1,060

23. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary

— Annual mean salary: $96,960

— #6 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 960

22. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

— Annual mean salary: $95,400

— #14 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 3,110

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

— Annual mean salary: $94,960

— #8 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 75,550

20. Special education teachers, middle school

— Annual mean salary: $94,140

— #4 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 9,670

19. Special education teachers, secondary school

— Annual mean salary: $93,110

— #13 highest pay among all metros

-s- Employment: 14,700

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

— Annual mean salary: $92,190

— #9 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 42,140

17. Elementary school teachers, except special education

— Annual mean salary: $88,710

— #7 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 92,450

16. Farm and home management educators

— Annual mean salary: $84,450

— #6 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 70

15. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

— Annual mean salary: $83,950

— #19 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 19,690

14. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

— Annual mean salary: $82,360

— #14 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 8,810

13. Librarians and media collections specialists

— Annual mean salary: $80,540

— #11 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 10,550

12. Museum technicians and conservators

— Annual mean salary: $79,670

— #1 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 850

11. Instructional coordinators

— Annual mean salary: $78,780

— #36 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 18,640

10. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

— Annual mean salary: $77,310

— #32 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 4,530

9. Archivists

— Annual mean salary: $75,800

— #3 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 690

8. Adult basic education, adult secondary education, and English as a second language instructors

— Annual mean salary: $75,390

— #13 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 2,840

7. Self-enrichment teachers

— Annual mean salary: $70,350

— #1 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 27,410

6. Tutors

— Annual mean salary: $56,420

— #7 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 15,670

5. Teaching assistants, postsecondary

— Annual mean salary: $52,630

— #9 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 10,430

4. Library technicians

— Annual mean salary: $46,700

— #40 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 4,540

3. Preschool teachers, except special education

— Annual mean salary: $45,300

— #9 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 27,430

2. Substitute teachers, short-term

— Annual mean salary: $38,100

— #127 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 31,010

1. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

— Annual mean salary: $35,530

— #70 highest pay among all metros

— Employment: 104,340

Want to find the 25 highest-paying education jobs in New York City, according to Stacker’s data? Visit SILive.com for the story.

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