TEACHER ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Epic Health Services
Highest Paying City
Hartford, CT
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does a teacher assistant make?
The national average salary for a Teacher Assistant in the U.S. is $28,676 annually or $13.79 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $38,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $21,000 per year. Most Teacher Assistant jobs are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. States with the highest Teacher Assistant salaries include Alaska, Hawaii, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York. The typical tenure for a Teacher Assistant is 1.9 years.

Average Teacher Assistant Salary By Company

Teacher Assistant jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Epic Health Services and Leake and Watts Services are the best paying companies for Teacher Assistants. In addition, companies like Volunteers of America Oklahoma and Western Carolina Comm Action report highly competitive salaries for Teacher Assistants.

Average Teacher Assistant Salary By Location

Teacher Assistants in the United States of America make on average $28,676 a year or $13.79 per hour. Working in Hartford, CT as a Teacher Assistant will pay you the highest wages at around $32,415 per year. The average entry-level salary in Hartford, CT is $22,000. Alaska, Hawaii, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York are the states with the highest payscale for Teacher Assistants. On the other hand, Texas, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Mississippi report the lowest wages for Teacher Assistants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Hartford, CT
$32,415
2
New York, NY
$32,323
3
Providence, RI
$32,259
4
Edison, NJ
$32,220
5
Newton, MA
$32,204

Average Teacher Assistant Salary By Industry

Wages for Teacher Assistants can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Internet companies, Health Care companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Teacher Assistants. Internet companies pay their Teacher Assistants the highest wages, averaging $29,194 per year. Health Care companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $28,794 and $28,652, respectively. At $28,416, the average salary for Teacher Assistants in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$29,194
2
Health Care
$28,794
3
Hospitality
$28,652
4
Professional
$28,416

RECENTLY ADDED Teacher Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Sierra Foothills Academy
Teacher Assistant
10/31/2019
$27,131
Denver, CO
10/31/2019
$26,985
Chef Koochooloo
Teacher Assistant
10/31/2019
$52,175
Cooking Round The World
Teacher Assistant
San Francisco, CA
10/31/2019
$31,305
Pennridge Christian Academy
Teacher Assistant
10/31/2019
$22,957
San Diego, CA
10/30/2019
$25,044
YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg
Teacher Assistant
10/30/2019
$18,783
Commission On Economic Opportunity
Teacher Assistant
10/29/2019
$26,088
10/26/2019
$27,131
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