How much does a Teacher Assistant make in California?

Average Teacher Assistant Yearly Salary in California

Teacher's Assistants earn an average yearly salary of $28,125. Salaries typically start from $16,554 and go up to $42,164.

Average Teacher Assistant Hourly Wage in California

Teacher's Assistants earn an average hourly wage of $13.52. Hourly wages typically start from $7.96 and go up to $20.27.

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

42%
Full-Time
58%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.7
SCORE
2218
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 19th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Teacher Assistant satisfaction

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Teacher Assistant Earnings by Seniority

Top End Teacher Assistant Earnings

The highest earning Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

$20.27
an hour
$42,164.3
per year
Senior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Senior Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

$15.50
an hour
$32,240.9
per year
Experienced Teacher Assistant Earnings

Experienced Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

$13.41
an hour
$27,894.2
per year
Junior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Junior Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

$10.45
an hour
$21,729.9
per year
Starting Teacher Assistant Earnings

Starting Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

$7.96
an hour
$16,553.8
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 8% percent of similar careers in California.

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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)