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Teacher Aide Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$25,000
$20,000
$25,000
$30,000
The average teacher aide makes about $25,062 per year. That's $12.05 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $20,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $31,000. Many of teacher aides seem to be drawn to non profits and education companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case teacher aides tend to work at education, non profits, and professional companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Alaska, California and Vermont pay teacher aides the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Kailua, HI
$28,683
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Map of Teacher Aide Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Teacher Aide Salary By Location

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

City
Average Salary
Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks, AK
$28,922
$29k
Kailua, HI
Kailua, HI
$28,683
$29k
Buckeye, AZ
Buckeye, AZ
$28,301
$28k
New London, CT
New London, CT
$28,165
$28k
Great Falls, MT
Great Falls, MT
$27,654
$28k
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse, NY
$25,895
$26k
Broomfield, CO
Broomfield, CO
$25,413
$25k
Kearny, NJ
Kearny, NJ
$25,141
$25k
Burnsville, MN
Burnsville, MN
$24,855
$25k

High Paying Teacher Aide Jobs

Average Teacher Aide Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a teacher aide, being employed by a company such as Lutheran Social Services or City of San Antonio would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Buffalo Public Schools and Devereux Foundation also report highly competitive salaries for teacher aides.

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Teacher Aide Salary History

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    Average Teacher Aide Pay By Industry

    The salary for a teacher aide can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for teacher aides tend to be found in education, non profits, and professional companies. In fact, teacher aides can make a yearly salary of $25,534 while working for education companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Education
    Education
    $25,534
    $26k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $25,035
    $25k
    Professional
    Professional
    $24,578
    $25k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $23,830
    $24k

    Recently Added Teacher Aide Salaries

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    Miami, FL
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    10/31/2020
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    $20,870
    $20,870
    10/31/2020
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    Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo, NY
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $26,401
    $26,401
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    Mile High Montessori Early Learning Centers
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    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $26,818
    $26,818
    10/27/2020
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    State of Oklahoma
    Temporary Teacher's Aide
    Temporary Teacher's Aide
    Temporary Teacher's Aide
    Cole, OK
    Cole, OK
    10/24/2020
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    $36,982
    $36,982
    10/24/2020
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    Ithaca, NY
    Ithaca, NY
    10/22/2020
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    $31,368
    $31,368
    10/22/2020
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    Great Falls, MT
    Great Falls, MT
    10/08/2020
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    $21,308
    $21,308
    10/08/2020
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    Wayne Arc
    Teacher's Aide
    Teacher's Aide
    Teacher's Aide
    Newark, NY
    Newark, NY
    10/08/2020
    10/08/2020
    $24,731
    $24,731
    10/08/2020
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    Mile High Montessori Early Learning Centers
    Teacher Aides-Signing Bonus!
    Teacher Aides-Signing Bonus!
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    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    09/30/2020
    09/30/2020
    $26,818
    $26,818
    09/30/2020
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    Teacher Aide
    Great Falls, MT
    Great Falls, MT
    09/24/2020
    09/24/2020
    $21,308
    $21,308
    09/24/2020
    Up To 10 Teacher Aides
    Up To 10 Teacher Aides
    Ithaca, NY
    Ithaca, NY
    09/24/2020
    09/24/2020
    $31,368
    $31,368
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