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English Teaching Assistant Demographics in the US

The average employee age for english teaching assistants is 44 years. The english teaching assistant workforce reached a whopping 4,303 in 2020!

Among english teaching assistants, we discovered that 60.4% of them are women, while 31.5% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among english teaching assistants is White, which makes up 60.8% of all english teaching assistants. Comparatively, there are 17.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of english teaching assistants are located in NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

English Teaching Assistant Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 4,303 english teaching assistants currently employed in the United States.
  • 60.4% of all english teaching assistants are women, while only 31.5% are men.
  • The average age of an employed english teaching assistant is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of english teaching assistants is White (60.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (17.3%) and Black or African American (9.9%).
  • The majority of english teaching assistants are located in NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.
  • English teaching assistants are most in-demand in Phoenix, AZ.
  • English teaching assistants are paid an average annual salary of $56,020.
  • Seattle, WA pays an annual average wage of $78,394, the highest in the US.
  • English teaching assistants average starting salary is $52,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 94% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid english teaching assistants earn as much as $60,000 or more.
  • Colorado is the best state for english teaching assistants to live.
  • English teaching assistants are more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies.

English Teaching Assistant Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among english teaching assistants is White, which makes up 60.8% of all english teaching assistants. Comparatively, there are 17.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 60.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 17.4%
  • Black or African American, 9.9%
  • Asian, 8.1%
  • Unknown, 2.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.4%

Foreign Languages Spoken By English Teaching Assistants

The chart below shows that 28.6% of english teaching assistants speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 26.9% and German is the third-most popular at 9.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 28.6%
  • French, 26.9%
  • German, 9.6%
  • Chinese, 5.4%
  • Mandarin, 4.7%
  • Other, 24.8%

Types of English Teaching Assistant Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for english teaching assistants. The most common degree for english teaching assistants is bachelor's degree. In fact, 76% of english teaching assistants earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 10% and rounding it off is associate degree with 3%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 76%
  • Masters degree, 10%
  • Associate degree, 3%
  • High School Diploma degree, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 9%

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English Teaching Assistant Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among english teaching assistants.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

English Teaching Assistant Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the english teaching assistant position over time.

Male
Female
19%
16%
13%
9%
6%
3%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

English Teaching Assistant Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of english teaching assistants changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of an English Teaching Assistant Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of english teaching assistants based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That English Teaching Assistant Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,151 english teaching assistants resumes, we figured out that the average english teaching assistant enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 62%.

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1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

English Teaching Assistant Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of english teaching assistant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of english teaching assistants is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

English Teaching Assistant Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, torque tester and agriculture consultant have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Infant Teacher8%89%
Lead Toddler Teacher8%88%
Nursery Teacher9%88%
English Teaching Assistant31%60%
Certified Performance Technologist74%21%
Agriculture Consultant79%15%
Torque Tester81%19%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Torque Tester
Agriculture Consultant
Certified Performance Technologist
English Teaching Assistant
Nursery Teacher
Lead Toddler Teacher
Infant Teacher
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of English Teaching Assistants with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to english teaching assistants.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Library Technician6.75%
English Teaching Assistant7.64%
Instructional Design Consultant8.68%
Sunday School Teacher13.03%
High School Teacher13.66%
Dance Teacher13.71%
Cosmetology Instructor25.12%

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English Teaching Assistant Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$59,341
female-income
Female Income
$55,952

English Teaching Assistant Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$62,649
$60,959
$59,269
$57,579
$55,889
$54,199
$52,509
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

English Teaching Assistant Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$57,478
Some College/ Associate Degree$57,607
Bachelor's Degree$59,586
Master's Degree$63,453

English Teaching Assistant Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$65,766
$63,453
$61,139
$58,826
$56,513
$54,199
$51,886
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Where Do English Teaching Assistants Earn The Most?

The map here shows where english teaching assistants earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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Where Are English Teaching Assistants Located?

By looking through more than 2,151 resumes, we found that the most popular places for english teaching assistants are NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

Number of English Teaching Assistants

English Teaching Assistant Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ english teaching assistants. We found that the most common company type is education. In addition, the industry that employs the most english teaching assistants is the education industry.

What Percentage Of English Teaching Assistant Jobs Are Remote?

53.6% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

46.4% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire english teaching assistants.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies English Teaching Assistant Work In

Employees with the english teaching assistant job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most english teaching assistants prefer to work at education companies over private companies.

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Government

Education

Private

Top Industries Hiring English Teaching Assistants

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ english teaching assistants. Those industries include education, non profits and manufacturing.

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Education

Non Profits

Manufacturing

Health Care

Government