Average Learning Assistant Salary
$31,000 yearly
$11.07 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$22,000
10 %
$31,000
Median
$44,000
90 %
Learning assistants in the United States make an average salary of $31,740 per year or $15.26 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 $44,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Hawaii, and Connecticut provide the highest learning assistant salaries.

Average Learning Assistant Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Learning Assistant average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$26,900
$26,900
$12.93
$12.93
Alaska
Alaska
$34,148
$34,148
$16.42
$16.42
Arizona
Arizona
$28,702
$28,702
$13.80
$13.80
Arkansas
Arkansas
$24,005
$24,005
$11.54
$11.54
California
California
$36,328
$36,328
$17.47
$17.47
Colorado
Colorado
$29,452
$29,452
$14.16
$14.16
Connecticut
Connecticut
$39,469
$39,469
$18.98
$18.98
Delaware
Delaware
$34,314
$34,314
$16.50
$16.50
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$40,184
$40,184
$19.32
$19.32
Florida
Florida
$27,011
$27,011
$12.99
$12.99
Georgia
Georgia
$21,723
$21,723
$10.44
$10.44
Hawaii
Hawaii
$40,979
$40,979
$19.70
$19.70
Idaho
Idaho
$21,056
$21,056
$10.12
$10.12
Illinois
Illinois
$28,957
$28,957
$13.92
$13.92
Indiana
Indiana
$27,880
$27,880
$13.40
$13.40
Iowa
Iowa
$29,063
$29,063
$13.97
$13.97
Kansas
Kansas
$24,497
$24,497
$11.78
$11.78
Kentucky
Kentucky
$27,248
$27,248
$13.10
$13.10
Louisiana
Louisiana
$28,666
$28,666
$13.78
$13.78
Maine
Maine
$48,005
$48,005
$23.08
$23.08
Maryland
Maryland
$32,404
$32,404
$15.58
$15.58
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$47,231
$47,231
$22.71
$22.71
Michigan
Michigan
$29,697
$29,697
$14.28
$14.28
Minnesota
Minnesota
$34,210
$34,210
$16.45
$16.45
Mississippi
Mississippi
$32,541
$32,541
$15.64
$15.64
Missouri
Missouri
$29,351
$29,351
$14.11
$14.11
Montana
Montana
$24,354
$24,354
$11.71
$11.71
Nebraska
Nebraska
$27,470
$27,470
$13.21
$13.21
Nevada
Nevada
$31,159
$31,159
$14.98
$14.98
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$37,252
$37,252
$17.91
$17.91
New Jersey
New Jersey
$33,392
$33,392
$16.05
$16.05
New Mexico
New Mexico
$24,378
$24,378
$11.72
$11.72
New York
New York
$39,036
$39,036
$18.77
$18.77
North Carolina
North Carolina
$28,506
$28,506
$13.70
$13.70
North Dakota
North Dakota
$32,386
$32,386
$15.57
$15.57
Ohio
Ohio
$25,518
$25,518
$12.27
$12.27
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$23,755
$23,755
$11.42
$11.42
Oregon
Oregon
$29,669
$29,669
$14.26
$14.26
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$30,367
$30,367
$14.60
$14.60
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$35,880
$35,880
$17.25
$17.25
South Carolina
South Carolina
$21,464
$21,464
$10.32
$10.32
South Dakota
South Dakota
$27,212
$27,212
$13.08
$13.08
Tennessee
Tennessee
$30,715
$30,715
$14.77
$14.77
Texas
Texas
$29,790
$29,790
$14.32
$14.32
Utah
Utah
$26,675
$26,675
$12.82
$12.82
Vermont
Vermont
$41,275
$41,275
$19.84
$19.84
Virginia
Virginia
$31,099
$31,099
$14.95
$14.95
Washington
Washington
$30,106
$30,106
$14.47
$14.47
West Virginia
West Virginia
$32,707
$32,707
$15.72
$15.72
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$28,399
$28,399
$13.65
$13.65
Wyoming
Wyoming
$29,294
$29,294
$14.08
$14.08

Highest Paying Cities For Learning Assistant

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Modesto, CA
Modesto, CA
$36,295
$36,295
$17.45
$17.45
Pueblo, CO
Pueblo, CO
$30,064
$30,064
$14.45
$14.45
Grand Rapids, MI
Grand Rapids, MI
$29,413
$29,413
$14.14
$14.14
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO
$29,371
$29,371
$14.12
$14.12
Prescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
$28,193
$28,193
$13.55
$13.55
Asheville, NC
Asheville, NC
$28,176
$28,176
$13.55
$13.55

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Average Learning Assistant Salary Over Time

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Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Learning Center Instructor

    Avg. salary: $35,996

    Learning center instructors' primary goal is to give direct mediation instruction for recognized students. They cooperate with staff members on suitable student placement for constructive learning. Their duties include directing all activities concerning planning, organization, development, communication, and delivery of training programs as well as initiatives. They work on leadership strategies for assisting children's emotional and social development and handling their behavior. Additionally, they coordinate with community organizations, facilities, and other professionals to design balanced recreational routines for participants.
    38,422 Learning Center Instructor Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Learning Assistants The Most?

    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 Jacobs Engineering Group and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College as they offer the highest salaries for learning assistants.
    Company

    Recently Added Learning Assistant Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Assistant-Virtual Learning (S)
    Assistant-Virtual Learning (S)
    Avon, IN
    Avon, IN
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $32,349
    $32,349
    06/29/2021
    Dehesa Charter School
    Dehesa Charter School
    Teaching Assistant/Learning Assistant
    Teaching Assistant/Learning Assistant
    Teaching Assistant/Learning Assistant
    Escondido, CA
    Escondido, CA
    06/20/2021
    06/20/2021
    $30,032
    $30,032
    06/20/2021
    Peer-Assisted Learning Facilitator
    Peer-Assisted Learning Facilitator
    Saint Louis, MO
    Saint Louis, MO
    06/17/2021
    06/17/2021
    $21,496
    $21,496
    06/17/2021
    Peer-Assisted Learning Facilitator
    Peer-Assisted Learning Facilitator
    Saint Louis, MO
    Saint Louis, MO
    05/27/2021
    05/27/2021
    $21,496
    $21,496
    05/27/2021
    Fulton County Board of Education
    Fulton County Board of Education
    Professional Assistant III, Professional Learning
    Professional Assistant III, Professional Learning
    Professional Assistant III, Professional Learning
    Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta, GA
    05/13/2021
    05/13/2021
    $37,140
    $37,140
    05/13/2021
    Foothills Park and Recreation District
    Foothills Park and Recreation District
    Learn To Skate Assistant/Skate Monitor
    Learn To Skate Assistant/Skate Monitor
    Learn To Skate Assistant/Skate Monitor
    Littleton, CO
    Littleton, CO
    03/22/2021
    03/22/2021
    $25,712
    $25,712
    03/22/2021
    ESY-Learning Support Assistant
    ESY-Learning Support Assistant
    Newtown, PA
    Newtown, PA
    01/28/2021
    01/28/2021
    $26,150
    $26,150
    01/28/2021
    Pre-K Extended Learning Assistant 01878
    Pre-K Extended Learning Assistant 01878
    Kansas City, MO
    Kansas City, MO
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    01/27/2021
    Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Learning Assistant-Learning Assistant Program
    Learning Assistant-Learning Assistant Program
    Learning Assistant-Learning Assistant Program
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    01/14/2021
    01/14/2021
    $30,825
    $30,825
    01/14/2021
    Wayne RESA
    Wayne RESA
    21St. Century Community Learning Center Site Assistant
    21St. Century Community Learning Center Site Assistant
    21St. Century Community Learning Center Site Assistant
    Detroit, MI
    Detroit, MI
    12/24/2020
    12/24/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    12/24/2020

    Average Learning Assistant Salary by Demographic

    Learning Assistant Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $27,656
    female-income
    Female Income
    $25,602
    Median Learning Assistant Income by Race
    Asian learning assistants have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White learning assistants have the lowest average salary at $25,537.
    $29,000
    $28,000
    $27,000
    $26,000
    $25,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$25,537
    Black or African American$26,289
    Asian$27,584
    Unknown$26,810
    Hispanic or Latino$26,924
    Average Learning Assistant Salary by Education Level
    Learning assistants with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $29,150 annually. With a Bachelors degree, learning assistants earn a median annual income of $26,841 compared to $25,677 for learning assistants with an Associate degree.
    $30,000
    $29,000
    $28,000
    $27,000
    $26,000
    $25,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$25,602
    Some College/ Associate Degree$25,677
    Bachelor's Degree$26,841
    Master's Degree$29,150