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How much does a Teacher Assistant make in California?

Average Teacher Assistant Yearly Salary in California

Teacher's Assistants earn a median salary of $30,620 per year. Salaries typically start from $20,700 and go up to $42,490.

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

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Employment Type Mix

43%
Full-Time
57%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.7
SCORE
1269
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 California earn:

N/A an hour $42,490
per year
Senior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Senior Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

N/A an hour $36,690
per year
Experienced Teacher Assistant Earnings

Experienced Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

N/A an hour $30,620
per year
Junior Teacher Assistant Earnings

Junior Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

N/A an hour $25,250
per year
Starting Teacher Assistant Earnings

Starting Teacher's Assistants in California earn:

N/A an hour $20,700
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 in California. Teacher Assistant salaries are in the bottom 92% of all careers in California.

Principal Salary in California $110k
Nurse Educator Salary in California $87k
Physical Education Teacher Salary in California $86k
High School Teacher Salary in California $74k
Elementary School Teacher Salary in California $72k
Librarian Salary in California $70k
School Counselor Salary in California $60k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary in California $53k
Preschool Teacher Salary in California $31k
Teacher Assistant Salary $30k
Childcare Worker Salary in California $24k
Source:

Historical salary for Teacher's Assistants in California

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