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

Average Teacher Assistant Yearly Salary in the United States

Teacher's Assistants earn a median salary of $24,900 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,920 and go up to $38,000.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
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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:

N/A an hour $38,000
per year
Senior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Senior Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $31,220
per year
Experienced Teacher Assistant Earnings

Experienced Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $24,900
per year
Junior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Junior Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $19,920
per year
Starting Teacher Assistant Earnings

Starting Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $17,920
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Teacher Assistant salary comparison

Teacher's Assistants earn less than 86% percent of Education & Childcare careers. Teacher Assistant salaries are in the bottom 87% of all careers in the United States.

Distance Learning Coordinator Salary $77k
Music Teacher Salary $65k
Physical Education Teacher Salary $59k
High School Teacher Salary $57k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $54k
Health Educator Salary $51k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary $45k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary $31k
Teacher Assistant Salary $24k
Childcare Worker Salary $20k

Historical salary for Teacher's Assistants in the United States

Teacher Assistant salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Teacher Assistant Salary in Alaska - $38,440 # 1
Teacher Assistant Salary in Maine - $32,350 # 2
Teacher Assistant Salary in Rhode Island - $33,490 # 3
Teacher Assistant Salary in Nevada - $31,250 # 4
Teacher Assistant Salary in Washington - $31,090 # 5
Teacher Assistant Salary in District of Columbia - $31,570 # 6
Teacher Assistant Salary in California - $30,620 # 7
Teacher Assistant Salary in Connecticut - $29,730 # 8
Teacher Assistant Salary in Minnesota - $29,940 # 9
Teacher Assistant Salary in Massachusetts - $28,810 # 10
Teacher Assistant Salary in Vermont - $29,390 # 11
Teacher Assistant Salary in North Dakota - $29,590 # 12
Teacher Assistant Salary in Oregon - $29,180 # 13
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Hampshire - $28,790 # 14
Teacher Assistant Salary in Delaware - $28,750 # 15
Teacher Assistant Salary in Wyoming - $28,130 # 16
Teacher Assistant Salary in Maryland - $26,140 # 17
Teacher Assistant Salary in Colorado - $26,720 # 18
Teacher Assistant Salary in Hawaii - $28,000 # 19
Teacher Assistant Salary in New York - $25,710 # 20
Teacher Assistant Salary in Illinois - $25,700 # 21
Teacher Assistant Salary in Virginia - $24,840 # 22
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Jersey - $25,400 # 23
Teacher Assistant Salary in Wisconsin - $26,620 # 24
Teacher Assistant Salary in Kentucky - $24,930 # 25
Teacher Assistant Salary in Ohio - $25,600 # 26
Teacher Assistant Salary in Michigan - $24,700 # 27
Teacher Assistant Salary in Montana - $24,160 # 28
Teacher Assistant Salary in Utah - $23,570 # 29
Teacher Assistant Salary in Arizona - $23,710 # 30
Teacher Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania - $23,410 # 31
Teacher Assistant Salary in Florida - $23,100 # 32
Teacher Assistant Salary in Missouri - $22,890 # 33
Teacher Assistant Salary in West Virginia - $23,640 # 34
Teacher Assistant Salary in Kansas - $22,980 # 35
Teacher Assistant Salary in Iowa - $22,950 # 36
Teacher Assistant Salary in North Carolina - $22,780 # 37
Teacher Assistant Salary in Nebraska - $22,720 # 38
Teacher Assistant Salary in South Carolina - $20,510 # 39
Teacher Assistant Salary in South Dakota - $22,320 # 40
Teacher Assistant Salary in Indiana - $22,090 # 41
Teacher Assistant Salary in New Mexico - $21,000 # 42
Teacher Assistant Salary in Idaho - $21,660 # 43
Teacher Assistant Salary in Texas - $20,690 # 44
Teacher Assistant Salary in Tennessee - $19,800 # 45
Teacher Assistant Salary in Georgia - $18,990 # 46
Teacher Assistant Salary in Louisiana - $19,120 # 47
Teacher Assistant Salary in Oklahoma - $18,620 # 48
Teacher Assistant Salary in Alabama - $19,400 # 49
Teacher Assistant Salary in Mississippi - $18,280 # 50
Teacher Assistant Salary in Arkansas - $18,390 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Teacher Assistant

Interested in becoming a Teacher Assistant? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good teacher assistant? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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