FIND PERSONALIZED JOBS
Sign up to Zippia and discover your career options with your personalized career search.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.
APPLY NOW
Apply Now
×
FIND
PERSONALIZED JOBS

Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

CONTENT HAS
BEEN UNLOCKED
Close this window to view unlocked content
or
find interesting jobs in

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign Up

SIGN UP TO UNLOCK CONTENT

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign up to save the job and get personalized job recommendations.

Sign up to dismiss the job and get personalized job recommendations.

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Already have an account? Log in

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Company Saved

Answer a few questions and view jobs at that match your preferences.

Where do you want to work?

Job Saved

See your Saved Jobs now

or

find more interesting jobs in

Job Dismissed

Find better matching jobs in

Your search has been saved!

Become A Teaching Assistant

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Working As A Teaching Assistant

  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • $46,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Teaching Assistant Do

A Teaching Assistant supports learning activities in schools and nurseries. They are involved in various activities, such as preparing the classroom for lessons, setting up art equipment, and preparing computers.

Do you work as a Teaching Assistant?

Send To A Friend

Teaching Assistant Jobs

NO RESULTS

Aw snap, no jobs found.

Add To My Jobs

Do you work as a Teaching Assistant?

Help others decide if this is a good career for them

Average Length of Employment
Adjunct Lecturer 3.1 years
Teaching Associate 2.2 years
Teaching Assistant 2.0 years
Student Instructor 1.7 years
Teaching Fellow 1.6 years
Math Tutor 1.6 years
Academic Tutor 1.6 years
Peer Tutor 1.4 years
Learning Assistant 1.3 years
Course Assistant 1.0 years
Top Careers Before Teaching Assistant
Internship 19.5%
Volunteer 6.9%
Tutor 5.1%
Cashier 3.9%
Teacher 3.5%
Instructor 3.3%
Researcher 3.2%
Assistant 2.8%
Server 2.0%
President 1.8%
Top Careers After Teaching Assistant
Internship 12.2%
Instructor 6.4%
Volunteer 5.3%
Teacher 4.9%
Tutor 4.3%
Cashier 2.6%
Researcher 2.4%
Lecturer 2.2%
Consultant 2.2%
Assistant 2.2%

Do you work as a Teaching Assistant?

Teaching Assistant Demographics

Gender

Female

47.7%

Male

36.2%

Unknown

16.1%
Ethnicity

White

52.6%

Asian

20.4%

Hispanic or Latino

12.7%

Black or African American

9.5%

Unknown

4.8%
Show More
Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

32.7%

French

12.9%

Chinese

12.1%

Mandarin

9.5%

German

5.3%

Japanese

3.8%

Arabic

3.2%

Italian

3.1%

Korean

3.0%

Russian

2.6%

Cantonese

2.4%

Portuguese

2.2%

Hindi

2.1%

Vietnamese

0.9%

Urdu

0.8%

Hebrew

0.8%

Greek

0.7%

Turkish

0.7%

Bengali

0.5%

Polish

0.5%
Show More

Teaching Assistant Education

Schools

Purdue University

6.8%

Pennsylvania State University

6.7%

University of Texas at Austin

6.7%

University of Florida

6.1%

Brigham Young University

5.7%

Arizona State University

5.5%

Michigan State University

5.4%

University of Massachusetts Amherst

5.3%

University of Houston

4.8%

Texas A&M University

4.7%

New York University

4.7%

University of Washington

4.5%

Iowa State University

4.5%

Cornell University

4.4%

University of Maryland - College Park

4.3%

University of Pittsburgh -

4.1%

University of Illinois at Chicago

4.1%

University of Southern California

4.0%

Florida State University

3.9%

State University of New York Buffalo

3.8%
Show More
Majors

Psychology

9.6%

Computer Science

8.5%

Biology

8.4%

Chemistry

7.9%

Mechanical Engineering

7.5%

Business

6.3%

Electrical Engineering

5.8%

English

4.4%

Mathematics

4.0%

Physics

3.9%

Computer Engineering

3.7%

Fine Arts

3.6%

Communication

3.6%

Education

3.5%

Geology

3.4%

Economics

3.3%

Elementary Education

3.3%

Chemical Engineering

3.2%

Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology

3.2%

Statistics

3.1%
Show More
Degrees

Masters

35.9%

Bachelors

34.3%

Doctorate

15.9%

Other

9.4%

Associate

2.3%

Certificate

1.8%

Diploma

0.3%

License

0.1%
Show More

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary
Average Yearly Salary
$46,000
View Detailed Salary Report
$20,000
Min 10%
$46,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Median 50%
$105,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Wright State University
Highest Paying City
Boston, MA
Highest Paying State
Maine
Avg Experience Level
1.5 years
How much does a Teaching Assistant make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Teaching Assistant in the United States is $46,195 per year or $22 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $20,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $105,000.

Real Teaching Assistant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Teaching Assistant Harvard University Cambridge, MA Jan 10, 2016 $125,408
Financial Mathematics Teaching Assistant The University of Chicago Chicago, IL Nov 22, 2010 $96,002
Financial Mathematics Teaching Assistant The University of Chicago Jersey City, NJ May 14, 2010 $96,002
Financial Mathematics Teaching Assistant The University of Chicago Chicago, IL Dec 14, 2009 $96,002
Financial Mathematics Teaching Assistant The University of Chicago New York, NY Mar 26, 2012 $96,002
Financial Mathematics Teaching Assistant The University of Chicago Chicago, IL Mar 26, 2012 $96,002
Financial Mathematics Teaching Assistant The University of Chicago Jersey City, NJ Nov 22, 2010 $96,002
Teaching Assistant Hash Map Labs, Inc. San Francisco, CA May 13, 2013 $80,000
Financial Mathematics Teaching Assistant The University of Chicago Chicago, IL Oct 01, 2012 $62,610
Teaching Assistant Harvard University Cambridge, MA Aug 01, 2011 $59,417
Teaching Assistant Harvard University Cambridge, MA Sep 01, 2009 $54,345
Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant Harvard University Cambridge, MA Jun 01, 2015 $51,300
Teaching Assistant Harvard University Cambridge, MA Aug 01, 2014 $51,300
Teaching Assistant Harvard University Cambridge, MA Sep 01, 2009 $47,563
Post Production Teaching Assistant New York Film Academy Ltd. Burbank, CA Jul 11, 2016 $46,800
Japanese Teaching Assistant Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA Aug 01, 2011 $45,935
French Teaching Assistant Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA Aug 01, 2011 $45,935
Post Production Teaching Assistant New York Film Academy Ltd. Burbank, CA Feb 03, 2016 $41,740
Post Production Teaching Assistant New York Film Academy Ltd. Burbank, CA Mar 31, 2016 $41,740
French Teaching Assistant Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA Aug 01, 2010 $38,443
Teaching Assistant/Instructor Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI Mar 05, 2011 $36,773
Teaching Assistant South Campus Therapeutic Day School Palatine, IL Sep 14, 2011 $35,479
Spanish Teaching Assistant Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA Aug 27, 2012 $35,249
Teaching Assistant Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals, Inc. Saginaw, MI Aug 30, 2010 $35,124
Teaching Assistant/Audio Visual Photomanhattan, Inc. New York, NY Jan 03, 2016 $31,827 -
$54,784
Teaching Assistant New York Film Academy Ltd. Burbank, CA May 01, 2014 $31,305
Teaching Assistant (Biomedical Engineering) Medisend International Dallas, TX Aug 10, 2015 $30,667 -
$35,000

No Results

To get more results, try adjusting your search by changing your filters.

See More Salaries

How Would You Rate The Salary Of a Teaching Assistant?

Have you worked as a Teaching Assistant? Help other job seekers by rating your experience as a Teaching Assistant.

Top Skills for A Teaching Assistant

  1. Lab Equipment
  2. Undergraduate Courses
  3. Class Activities
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Ordered lab equipment, confirmed the orders, monitored equipment and assisted approximately thirty students with various engineering projects.
  • Assisted in various graduate and undergraduate courses including Concepts of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutics II and Medicinal Microbiology.
  • Tutored Chemistry students with in class activities Administered weekly quizzes and reviewed weekly concepts
  • Served as a teaching assistant during class and office hours, worked closely with the professor on curriculum and assessments.
  • Researched, developed, and presented lesson plans which promoted discussion, created an inclusive environment, and improved scholastic performance.

How Would You Rate Working As a Teaching Assistant?

Are you working as a Teaching Assistant? Help us rate Teaching Assistant as a Career.

Rank:

Average Salary:

Embed On Your Website

Top 10 Best States for Teaching Assistants

  1. Alaska
  2. North Dakota
  3. Connecticut
  4. North Carolina
  5. Arizona
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Wyoming
  8. New Hampshire
  9. Nebraska
  10. Delaware
  • (38 jobs)
  • (26 jobs)
  • (64 jobs)
  • (314 jobs)
  • (151 jobs)
  • (329 jobs)
  • (10 jobs)
  • (17 jobs)
  • (34 jobs)
  • (9 jobs)

Top Teaching Assistant Employers

Jobs From Top Teaching Assistant Employers

Teaching Assistant Videos

A Day in the Life of a Kindergarten Teacher

Career Advice on becoming a Trainee PE Teacher by Andrea C (Full Version)

Related to your recently viewed content