Para Professional Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$29,000
$24,000
$29,000
$34,000
Para professionals in the United States make an average salary of $29,276 per year or $14.08 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $34,000. If you like following the crowd, manufacturing and health care 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 utilities, manufacturing, and education companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Hawaii, California, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts provide the highest para professional salaries.
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Map of Para Professional Salaries

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

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Average Para Professional Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Hawaii and California, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for para professionals. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas.

Average Para Professional Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a para professional, working for Crowe or Bilinguals might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Kelly Services and ProMed Molded Products report highly competitive salaries for para professionals.

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Average Para Professional Pay By Industry

Para professional salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with utilities, manufacturing, and education companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a para professional can make a yearly salary of $31,870 while working for utilities companies. All the while, other para professionals are making $30,596 at manufacturing companies and $30,374 at education companies. One industry para professionals may want to avoid is the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $26,938.

Industry
Average Salary
Utilities
Utilities
$31,870
$32k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$30,596
$31k
Education
Education
$30,374
$30k
Health Care
Health Care
$27,835
$28k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$27,494
$27k
Professional
Professional
$26,938
$27k

Para Professional Salary History

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Recently Added Para Professional Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25
Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25
Career Development Para Professional
Career Development Para Professional
Career Development Para Professional
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$23,354
$23,354
07/29/2020
Kane Area School District
Kane Area School District
Para Professional Teacher Aide
Para Professional Teacher Aide
Para Professional Teacher Aide
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$18,783
$18,783
07/10/2020
Molly Maid, LLC
Molly Maid, LLC
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional | Molly Maid of Sarasota Manatee & Charlotte Counties
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional | Molly Maid of Sarasota Manatee & Charlotte Counties
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional | Molly Maid of Sarasota Manatee & Charlotte Counties
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$18,261
$18,261
06/28/2020
Sealy ISD
Sealy ISD
College and Career Center Para Professional
College and Career Center Para Professional
College and Career Center Para Professional
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$25,044
$25,044
06/26/2020
Dillon Elementary School
Dillon Elementary School
Classroom Para-Professionals
Classroom Para-Professionals
Classroom Para-Professionals
05/21/2020
05/21/2020
$25,399
$25,399
05/21/2020
Colorado State
Colorado State
Proctor and Para Professional-State Teacher Aide
Proctor and Para Professional-State Teacher Aide
Proctor and Para Professional-State Teacher Aide
05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$30,984
$30,984
05/20/2020
Sealy ISD
Sealy ISD
Junior High ESL Support-Para Professional
Junior High ESL Support-Para Professional
Junior High ESL Support-Para Professional
05/08/2020
05/08/2020
$20,870
$20,870
05/08/2020
Molly Maid, LLC
Molly Maid, LLC
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional | Molly Maid of Amherst and Clarence
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional | Molly Maid of Amherst and Clarence
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional | Molly Maid of Amherst and Clarence
05/08/2020
05/08/2020
$25,044
$25,044
05/08/2020
Para-Professional
Para-Professional
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$33,142
$33,142
04/28/2020
Molly Maid, LLC
Molly Maid, LLC
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional
Ayuda Para Limpieza/Limpiadora Profesional
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$25,044
$25,044
03/24/2020