What is the average salary for a Teacher Assistant?

The average salary of a Teacher Assistant is $25,570. Salaries start from $17,300 and go up to $36,770. Please note that the average salary for a Teacher Assistant may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Teacher Assistants in United States earn:

$36,770
Senior

The top 25% of Teacher Assistants in United States earn:

$30,190
Experienced

The middle 50% of Teacher Assistants in United States earn:

$24,000
Junior

The bottom 25% of Teacher Assistants in United States earn:

$19,430
Starting

The bottom 10% of Teacher Assistants in United States earn:

$17,300

Historical salary

Teacher Assistant salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Teacher Assistant Salary in Alaska 36,630 1
Teacher Assistant Salary in Rhode Island 31,460 2
Teacher Assistant Salary in Nevada 31,360 3
Teacher Assistant Salary in Washington 30,630 4
Teacher Assistant Salary in Maine 30,550 5
Teacher Assistant Salary in North Dakota 29,880 6
Teacher Assistant Salary in Oregon 29,830 7
Teacher Assistant Salary in California 29,820 8
Teacher Assistant Salary in Delaware 29,710 9
Teacher Assistant Salary in Connecticut 29,230 10
Teacher Assistant Salary in Massachusetts 29,010 11
Teacher Assistant Salary in Minnesota 28,530 12
Teacher Assistant Salary in Maryland 28,410 13
Teacher Assistant Salary in Hawaii 27,970 14
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Hampshire 27,770 15
Teacher Assistant Salary in Vermont 27,740 16
Teacher Assistant Salary in Wyoming 27,660 17
Teacher Assistant Salary in District of Columbia 27,580 18
Teacher Assistant Salary in Wisconsin 27,420 19
Teacher Assistant Salary in Colorado 27,220 20
Teacher Assistant Salary in New York 27,080 21
Teacher Assistant Salary in Michigan 27,070 22
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Jersey 26,530 23
Teacher Assistant Salary in Kentucky 25,790 24
Teacher Assistant Salary in United States 25,570 25
Teacher Assistant Salary in Ohio 25,500 26
Teacher Assistant Salary in Virginia 24,960 27
Teacher Assistant Salary in Illinois 24,880 28
Teacher Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania 24,720 29
Teacher Assistant Salary in Montana 24,630 30
Teacher Assistant Salary in Virgin Islands 24,220 31
Teacher Assistant Salary in Utah 23,800 32
Teacher Assistant Salary in Arizona 23,320 33
Teacher Assistant Salary in Missouri 23,270 34
Teacher Assistant Salary in Florida 23,240 35
Teacher Assistant Salary in West Virginia 23,180 36
Teacher Assistant Salary in Kansas 22,720 37
Teacher Assistant Salary in North Carolina 22,640 38
Teacher Assistant Salary in Iowa 22,390 39
Teacher Assistant Salary in South Carolina 22,130 40
Teacher Assistant Salary in Indiana 22,110 41
Teacher Assistant Salary in South Dakota 22,110 42
Teacher Assistant Salary in Nebraska 21,920 43
Teacher Assistant Salary in Idaho 21,720 44
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Mexico 21,500 45
Teacher Assistant Salary in Texas 20,780 46
Teacher Assistant Salary in Tennessee 20,720 47
Teacher Assistant Salary in Guam 20,370 48
Teacher Assistant Salary in Oklahoma 19,940 49
Teacher Assistant Salary in Georgia 19,910 50
Teacher Assistant Salary in Louisiana 19,710 51
Teacher Assistant Salary in Alabama 19,380 52
Teacher Assistant Salary in Arkansas 19,150 53
Teacher Assistant Salary in Mississippi 18,520 54
Teacher Assistant Salary in Puerto Rico 18,060 55

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics