Teaching Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$47,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$47,000
Median 50%
$69,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
UnitedHealth Group
Highest Paying City
Jersey City, NJ
Highest Paying State
Idaho
Average Experience Level
1.5 years
How much does a teaching assistant make?
As a Teaching Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $47,922 per year or $23.04 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $69,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $32,000. Most Teaching Assistant jobs are in Education companies and Non Profits companies. Some of the states with the best Teaching Assistant salaries are Idaho, Maine, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Indiana. The typical tenure for a Teaching Assistant is 1.5 years.

Average Teaching Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Teaching Assistant in the United States is $47,922 per year or $23.04 per hour. The top city when it comes to Teaching Assistant salaries is Jersey City, NJ at $64,437 per year. Not only that, Jersey City, NJ also has an average entry-level salary of $40,000. Some of the states with the best Teaching Assistant salaries are Idaho, Maine, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Indiana, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Florida, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Minnesota, and North Carolina are the lowest earners.

Map of Teaching Assistant Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Teaching Assistant Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Teaching Assistant makes. Education companies and Non Profits companies have the most job opportunities for Teaching Assistants. UnitedHealth Group and Kansas City Kansas Public Schools are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Town of Cary or The Chicago Lighthouse, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Teaching Assistants.

Teaching Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

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