How much does a Teacher Assistant make in the United States?

Average Teacher Assistant Yearly Salary in the United States

Teacher's Assistants earn an average yearly salary of $22,916. Salaries typically start from $11,325 and go up to $32,311.

Average Teacher Assistant Hourly Wage in the United States

Teacher's Assistants earn an average hourly wage of $11.02. Hourly wages typically start from $5.44 and go up to $15.53.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

41%
Full-Time
59%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.7
SCORE
2165
RATINGS
Teacher's Assistants average a score of 2.7 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Teacher's Assistants in the 20th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Teacher Assistant Earnings by Seniority

Top End Teacher Assistant Earnings

The highest earning Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

$15.53
an hour
$32,311.0
per year
Senior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Senior Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

$13.11
an hour
$27,265.7
per year
Experienced Teacher Assistant Earnings

Experienced Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

$10.19
an hour
$21,201.1
per year
Junior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Junior Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

$8.09
an hour
$16,816.9
per year
Starting Teacher Assistant Earnings

Starting Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

$5.44
an hour
$11,324.7
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Teacher Assistant Salary Comparison

Teacher's Assistants earn more than 12% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Clergy Salary $38k
Art Teacher Salary $37k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary $32k
Preschool Teacher Salary $24k
Nanny Salary $22k
Teacher Assistant Salary $22k
Library Assistant Salary $22k
Childcare Worker Salary $21k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Teacher Assistant salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Teacher Assistant Salary in Alaska $19.34 $40,220 # 1
Teacher Assistant Salary in Maine $16.10 $33,480 # 2
Teacher Assistant Salary in District of Columbia $15.66 $32,570 # 3
Teacher Assistant Salary in Nevada $15.31 $31,840 # 4
Teacher Assistant Salary in Connecticut $15.14 $31,500 # 5
Teacher Assistant Salary in Vermont $14.95 $31,090 # 6
Teacher Assistant Salary in North Dakota $14.91 $31,020 # 7
Teacher Assistant Salary in Delaware $14.46 $30,070 # 8
Teacher Assistant Salary in Rhode Island $14.46 $30,070 # 9
Teacher Assistant Salary in Virgin Islands $14.15 $29,430 # 10
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Hampshire $14.03 $29,190 # 11
Teacher Assistant Salary in Wyoming $13.91 $28,940 # 12
Teacher Assistant Salary in Maryland $13.82 $28,750 # 13
Teacher Assistant Salary in Colorado $13.70 $28,500 # 14
Teacher Assistant Salary in Hawaii $13.65 $28,390 # 15
Teacher Assistant Salary in California $13.52 $28,125.4 # 16
Teacher Assistant Salary in Wisconsin $13.24 $27,540 # 17
Teacher Assistant Salary in Minnesota $13.09 $27,220.5 # 18
Teacher Assistant Salary in Kentucky $12.78 $26,590 # 19
Teacher Assistant Salary in Montana $12.59 $26,180 # 20
Teacher Assistant Salary in Washington $12.52 $26,048.2 # 21
Teacher Assistant Salary in Illinois $12.31 $25,611.7 # 22
Teacher Assistant Salary in Massachusetts $12.21 $25,391.4 # 23
Teacher Assistant Salary in Utah $12.18 $25,340 # 24
Teacher Assistant Salary in Virginia $12.12 $25,213.5 # 25
Teacher Assistant Salary in Nebraska $12.03 $25,020 # 26
Teacher Assistant Salary in Missouri $11.90 $24,760 # 27
Teacher Assistant Salary in New York $11.89 $24,739.5 # 28
Teacher Assistant Salary in Guam $11.87 $24,690 # 29
Teacher Assistant Salary in West Virginia $11.83 $24,610 # 30
Teacher Assistant Salary in Ohio $11.76 $24,461.7 # 31
Teacher Assistant Salary in Iowa $11.70 $24,330 # 32
Teacher Assistant Salary in Oregon $11.66 $24,248.5 # 33
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Jersey $11.59 $24,113.6 # 34
Teacher Assistant Salary in Kansas $11.40 $23,720 # 35
Teacher Assistant Salary in South Dakota $11.27 $23,450 # 36
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Mexico $11.12 $23,130 # 37
Teacher Assistant Salary in Tennessee $11.08 $23,050 # 38
Teacher Assistant Salary in United States $11.02 $22,915.9 # 39
Teacher Assistant Salary in Texas $10.97 $22,812.9 # 40
Teacher Assistant Salary in Indiana $10.88 $22,620 # 41
Teacher Assistant Salary in Florida $10.87 $22,599.7 # 42
Teacher Assistant Salary in Idaho $10.77 $22,410 # 43
Teacher Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania $10.73 $22,319.8 # 44
Teacher Assistant Salary in South Carolina $10.70 $22,260 # 45
Teacher Assistant Salary in Georgia $10.61 $22,074.5 # 46
Teacher Assistant Salary in Arizona $10.23 $21,275.2 # 47
Teacher Assistant Salary in Louisiana $9.90 $20,600 # 48
Teacher Assistant Salary in Arkansas $9.76 $20,310 # 49
Teacher Assistant Salary in Alabama $9.69 $20,150 # 50
Teacher Assistant Salary in Puerto Rico $9.53 $19,830 # 51
Teacher Assistant Salary in Oklahoma $9.52 $19,800 # 52
Teacher Assistant Salary in North Carolina $9.46 $19,671.2 # 53
Teacher Assistant Salary in Mississippi $9.36 $19,470 # 54
Teacher Assistant Salary in Michigan $9.29 $19,324.3 # 55