Classroom Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$27,000
$22,000
$27,000
$34,000
Classroom Assistants in the United States make an average salary of $27,975 per year or $13.45 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $22,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $34,000. If you like following the crowd, Non Profits and Education companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Education, Government, and Professional companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut provide the highest Classroom Assistant salaries.
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Map of Classroom Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Classroom Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Classroom Assistant Salary By Location

While a Classroom Assistant can average a salary of $27,975 per year, or $13.45 per hour, there are many opportunities for Classroom Assistants to make more. For example, in Atascadero, CA you might make $37,431 per year. Other high-paying locations include Belmont, MA, New York, NY and Hoboken, NJ. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Atascadero, CA where the average starting salary is $20,000. The highest paying states for Classroom Assistants include Hawaii, California and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Indiana offer the lowest salaries.

Average Classroom Assistant Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Broward County Public Schools and Ohio University as they offer the highest salaries for Classroom Assistants.

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Average Classroom Assistant Pay By Industry

Classroom Assistant salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Education, Government, and Professional companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a Classroom Assistant can make a yearly salary of $28,823 while working for Education companies. All the while, other Classroom Assistants are making $28,696 at Government companies and $27,267 at Professional companies. One industry Classroom Assistants may want to avoid is the Non Profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $26,130.
Industry
Average Salary
Education
Education
$28,823
$29k
Government
Government
$28,696
$29k
Professional
Professional
$27,267
$27k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$26,130
$26k

Classroom Assistant Salary History

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Recently Added Classroom Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Atlas Preparatory School
Atlas Preparatory School
Construction Classroom Assistant
Construction Classroom Assistant
Construction Classroom Assistant
05/18/2020
05/18/2020
$35,479
$35,479
05/18/2020
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma Community College
Childcare Classroom Assistant-Substitutes
Childcare Classroom Assistant-Substitutes
Childcare Classroom Assistant-Substitutes
04/06/2020
04/06/2020
$28,175
$28,175
04/06/2020
University of Utah
University of Utah
Early Childhood Classroom Assistant-Shhc
Early Childhood Classroom Assistant-Shhc
Early Childhood Classroom Assistant-Shhc
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$20,870
$20,870
03/24/2020
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma Community College
Childcare Classroom Assistant-Substitutes
Childcare Classroom Assistant-Substitutes
Childcare Classroom Assistant-Substitutes
03/22/2020
03/22/2020
$28,175
$28,175
03/22/2020
Classroom Assistant-Limited
Classroom Assistant-Limited
03/12/2020
03/12/2020
$36,164
$36,164
03/12/2020
University of California Riverside, Bourns College
University of California Riverside, Bourns College
Classroom Assistant-Limited
Classroom Assistant-Limited
Classroom Assistant-Limited
03/11/2020
03/11/2020
$36,164
$36,164
03/11/2020
Streaming Classroom Assistant I Temporary Hourly, Non-Benefited)
Streaming Classroom Assistant I Temporary Hourly, Non-Benefited)
02/25/2020
02/25/2020
$23,479
$23,479
02/25/2020
University of Utah
University of Utah
Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Work Study
Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Work Study
Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Work Study
02/11/2020
02/11/2020
$20,870
$20,870
02/11/2020
Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Classroom Assistant (A)
Classroom Assistant (A)
Classroom Assistant (A)
02/11/2020
02/11/2020
$31,305
$31,305
02/11/2020
Kirkwood School District
Kirkwood School District
Classroom Assistant
Classroom Assistant
Classroom Assistant
01/29/2020
01/29/2020
$27,861
$27,861
01/29/2020