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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 $25,410 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,120 and go up to $38,820.

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

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Employment Type Mix

42%
Full-Time
58%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.7
SCORE
1562
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 21th 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:

N/A an hour $38,820
per year
Senior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Senior Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $31,990
per year
Experienced Teacher Assistant Earnings

Experienced Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $25,410
per year
Junior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Junior Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $20,520
per year
Starting Teacher Assistant Earnings

Starting Teacher's Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $18,120
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 93% of all careers in the United States.

Principal Salary $92k
School Psychologist Salary $73k
Music Teacher Salary $68k
Special Education Teacher Salary $59k
High School Teacher Salary $58k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $55k
Health Educator Salary $53k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary $45k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary $34k
Teacher Assistant Salary $25k
Childcare Worker Salary $21k
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Historical salary for Teacher's Assistants in the United States

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

Teacher Assistant salary by state

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