Average Substitute Teachers Aide Salary
$24,000 yearly
$8.57 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$22,000
10 %
$24,000
Median
$27,000
90 %
Substitute teachers aides in the United States make an average salary of $24,590 per year or $11.82 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 $27,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, and California provide the highest substitute teachers aide salaries.

Average Substitute Teachers Aide Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where substitute teachers aides earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Substitute Teachers Aide average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$20,247
$20,247
$9.73
$9.73
Alaska
Alaska
$33,368
$33,368
$16.04
$16.04
Arizona
Arizona
$20,876
$20,876
$10.04
$10.04
Arkansas
Arkansas
$17,973
$17,973
$8.64
$8.64
California
California
$27,701
$27,701
$13.32
$13.32
Colorado
Colorado
$24,289
$24,289
$11.68
$11.68
Connecticut
Connecticut
$25,352
$25,352
$12.19
$12.19
Delaware
Delaware
$23,864
$23,864
$11.47
$11.47
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$28,983
$28,983
$13.93
$13.93
Florida
Florida
$20,519
$20,519
$9.86
$9.86
Georgia
Georgia
$16,674
$16,674
$8.02
$8.02
Hawaii
Hawaii
$26,266
$26,266
$12.63
$12.63
Idaho
Idaho
$18,348
$18,348
$8.82
$8.82
Illinois
Illinois
$21,486
$21,486
$10.33
$10.33
Indiana
Indiana
$20,754
$20,754
$9.98
$9.98
Iowa
Iowa
$22,044
$22,044
$10.60
$10.60
Kansas
Kansas
$18,691
$18,691
$8.99
$8.99
Kentucky
Kentucky
$20,636
$20,636
$9.92
$9.92
Louisiana
Louisiana
$20,691
$20,691
$9.95
$9.95
Maine
Maine
$31,736
$31,736
$15.26
$15.26
Maryland
Maryland
$23,146
$23,146
$11.13
$11.13
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$29,582
$29,582
$14.22
$14.22
Michigan
Michigan
$19,012
$19,012
$9.14
$9.14
Minnesota
Minnesota
$26,348
$26,348
$12.67
$12.67
Mississippi
Mississippi
$24,169
$24,169
$11.62
$11.62
Missouri
Missouri
$22,196
$22,196
$10.67
$10.67
Montana
Montana
$20,564
$20,564
$9.89
$9.89
Nebraska
Nebraska
$21,225
$21,225
$10.20
$10.20
Nevada
Nevada
$23,954
$23,954
$11.52
$11.52
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$23,842
$23,842
$11.46
$11.46
New Jersey
New Jersey
$19,703
$19,703
$9.47
$9.47
New Mexico
New Mexico
$17,906
$17,906
$8.61
$8.61
New York
New York
$22,138
$22,138
$10.64
$10.64
North Carolina
North Carolina
$22,843
$22,843
$10.98
$10.98
North Dakota
North Dakota
$24,804
$24,804
$11.93
$11.93
Ohio
Ohio
$18,664
$18,664
$8.97
$8.97
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$17,827
$17,827
$8.57
$8.57
Oregon
Oregon
$25,754
$25,754
$12.38
$12.38
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$21,903
$21,903
$10.53
$10.53
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$22,331
$22,331
$10.74
$10.74
South Carolina
South Carolina
$16,591
$16,591
$7.98
$7.98
South Dakota
South Dakota
$21,200
$21,200
$10.19
$10.19
Tennessee
Tennessee
$23,382
$23,382
$11.24
$11.24
Texas
Texas
$22,453
$22,453
$10.79
$10.79
Utah
Utah
$19,635
$19,635
$9.44
$9.44
Vermont
Vermont
$27,943
$27,943
$13.43
$13.43
Virginia
Virginia
$22,979
$22,979
$11.05
$11.05
Washington
Washington
$25,046
$25,046
$12.04
$12.04
West Virginia
West Virginia
$24,326
$24,326
$11.70
$11.70
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$24,251
$24,251
$11.66
$11.66
Wyoming
Wyoming
$24,096
$24,096
$11.58
$11.58

Highest Paying Cities For Substitute Teachers Aide

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Concord, CA
Concord, CA
$28,580
$28,580
$13.74
$13.74
Castle Rock, CO
Castle Rock, CO
$24,315
$24,315
$11.69
$11.69
Buffalo, NY
Buffalo, NY
$21,894
$21,894
$10.53
$10.53
Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
$20,687
$20,687
$9.95
$9.95
Auburn, AL
Auburn, AL
$20,282
$20,282
$9.75
$9.75

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    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Para Educator

    Avg. salary: $29,711

    Paraeducators' primary role is to provide students with extra guidance and support outside or inside the classroom. They are also called paraprofessional educators or teaching assistants who are expected to support teachers. In small group activities, they take the lead permitting teachers to help their students in many ways. The necessary skills required include organization, intellectual curiosity, and being calm. They should also be creative, a team player, and knowledgeable. A bachelor's degree in education is also a necessity for this job.
    53,835 Para Educator Jobs
    Education Paraprofessional

    Avg. salary: $29,232

    An education paraprofessional's role is to carry out support tasks for a teacher in a school setting. They are responsible for creating learning materials such as visual aids and presentations, participating in devising lesson plans and assessment methods, grading and evaluating student performances, and even maintaining order in the classroom. There are also instances where they must assist students who are having difficulties catching up with the lessons. Furthermore, an education paraprofessional may also teach under the supervision of a more experienced educator.
    29,669 Education Paraprofessional Jobs
    Aide

    Avg. salary: $28,743

    Aides are personal employees of their clients who commonly have health issues that render them unable to do certain tasks. They help out their clients with activities they may need assistance in. They may do personal errands such as grocery shopping, cleaning, and cooking. They also provide care for their clients by helping them bathe, dress, brush their teeth, and other personal hygiene activities. Aides also help their clients walk, sit, and eat if their clients' motor functions are compromised. Aides are expected to be patient, caring, and trustworthy.
    49,928 Aide Jobs
    Classroom Aide

    Avg. salary: $26,449

    Classroom aides or teacher's aides are found in special education centers and schools. Some of their many roles include supervising field trips, attendance checking, and preparing classroom materials. They help the teachers by assisting students who need extra attention to keep up with the lessons. Being very patient and proficient in ASL are skills that all of them need to have, especially when working with students in the special education spectrum. They should be very critical to detail to accurately track the progress of the student under their supervision and discuss them with the teachers and parents.
    77,414 Classroom Aide Jobs
    Instructional Aide

    Avg. salary: $27,829

    An instructional aide focuses on performing support-related tasks for a teacher or faculty member. They are primarily responsible for helping teachers maintain a safe and healthy learning environment, recording attendance, creating visual aids or presentations, participating in the preparation of lesson plans and tests, and assisting students who are having difficulties in a particular task or lesson. An instructional aide may also take part in counseling and supervising students' behavior during class activities, all while adhering to the school's policies and regulations.
    73,787 Instructional Aide Jobs
    Teacher

    Avg. salary: $46,617

    Being a teacher is one of the most passionate professions, among others. Teachers educate, motivate, and guide every generation of learners to prepare them for the real world. Every teacher is unique and has their own teaching styles and methods depending on the subject they teach and the age of their students. Oftentimes they also function as a parent, counselor, coach, friend, and even a lawmaker. There is essentially no limit to the roles a teacher portrays.
    54,846 Teacher Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Substitute Teachers Aides The Most?

    To earn a high income as a substitute teachers aide, working for City of Concord or Buffalo Public Schools might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like New Fairfield High School and Cajon Valley Union School District report highly competitive wages for substitute teachers aides.
    Company

    Recently Added Substitute Teachers Aide Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Flagstaff Unified School District
    Flagstaff Unified School District
    Substitute Aide (General Classroom/Office Aide or Special Education Aide School Year
    Substitute Aide (General Classroom/Office Aide or Special Education Aide School Year
    Substitute Aide (General Classroom/Office Aide or Special Education Aide School Year
    Flagstaff, AZ
    Flagstaff, AZ
    06/19/2021
    06/19/2021
    $32,283
    $32,283
    06/19/2021
    Classified Aide Substitute
    Classified Aide Substitute
    Newcastle, CA
    Newcastle, CA
    01/23/2021
    01/23/2021
    $29,948
    $29,948
    01/23/2021
    Hempfield School District
    Hempfield School District
    Substitute Math Aide
    Substitute Math Aide
    Substitute Math Aide
    Landisville, PA
    Landisville, PA
    01/21/2021
    01/21/2021
    $22,811
    $22,811
    01/21/2021
    Substitute Teacher Aide
    Substitute Teacher Aide
    Bowne, MI
    Bowne, MI
    01/15/2021
    01/15/2021
    $28,133
    $28,133
    01/15/2021
    Pomperaug Regional School District 15
    Pomperaug Regional School District 15
    Substitute Lunch/Recess Aide
    Substitute Lunch/Recess Aide
    Substitute Lunch/Recess Aide
    Middlebury, CT
    Middlebury, CT
    11/07/2020
    11/07/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    11/07/2020
    Hempfield School District
    Hempfield School District
    Substitute Math Aide
    Substitute Math Aide
    Substitute Math Aide
    Landisville, PA
    Landisville, PA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $22,811
    $22,811
    10/29/2020
    Clinton Township School District
    Clinton Township School District
    Substitute Lunch/Recess Aides
    Substitute Lunch/Recess Aides
    Substitute Lunch/Recess Aides
    Lebanon, NJ
    Lebanon, NJ
    09/10/2020
    09/10/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    09/10/2020
    Teacher Aide/Substitute Teacher-Tampa Catholic High School
    Teacher Aide/Substitute Teacher-Tampa Catholic High School
    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
    08/09/2020
    08/09/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
    08/09/2020
    Substitute Teacher/Substitute Classroom Aides
    Substitute Teacher/Substitute Classroom Aides
    Paramus, NJ
    Paramus, NJ
    07/10/2020
    07/10/2020
    $28,696
    $28,696
    07/10/2020
    Substitute Teacher Aide School Year
    Substitute Teacher Aide School Year
    Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo, NY
    07/02/2020
    07/02/2020
    $21,705
    $21,705
    07/02/2020

    Average Substitute Teachers Aide Salary by Demographic

    Substitute Teachers Aide Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $24,540
    female-income
    Female Income
    $24,053
    Median Substitute Teachers Aide Income by Race
    Asian substitute teachers aides have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White substitute teachers aides have the lowest average salary at $24,035.
    $26,000
    $25,000
    $24,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$24,035
    Black or African American$24,217
    Asian$24,522
    Unknown$24,341
    Hispanic or Latino$24,368
    Average Substitute Teachers Aide Salary by Education Level
    Substitute teachers aides with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $24,878 annually. With a Bachelors degree, substitute teachers aides earn a median annual income of $24,350 compared to $24,071 for substitute teachers aides with an Associate degree.
    $26,000
    $25,000
    $24,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$24,053
    Some College/ Associate Degree$24,071
    Bachelor's Degree$24,350
    Master's Degree$24,878