Teacher assistant earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Teacher assistant salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $37,452
Alabama $20,009
Arkansas $19,873
Arizona $20,956
California $34,580
Colorado $28,550
Connecticut $32,870
District of Columbia $34,400
Delaware $30,380
Florida $25,010
Georgia $19,530
Guam $24,470
Hawaii $26,688
Iowa $22,455
Idaho $22,873
Illinois $26,429
Indiana $23,510
Kansas $23,704
Kentucky $22,039
Louisiana $21,510
Massachusetts $35,680
Maryland $29,550
Maine $32,900
Michigan $26,240
Minnesota $32,120
Missouri $25,240
Mississippi $18,910
Montana $26,020
North Carolina $23,380
North Dakota $32,840
Nebraska $26,540
New Hampshire $30,380
New Jersey $27,190
New Mexico $20,110
Nevada $29,810
New York $31,330
Ohio $27,290
Oklahoma $18,580
Oregon $32,140
Pennsylvania $26,359
Puerto Rico $18,090
Rhode Island $32,840
South Carolina $21,730
South Dakota $23,740
Tennessee $23,740
Texas $23,290
Utah $24,670
Virginia $25,650
Virgin Islands $26,820
Vermont $31,700
Washington $34,430
Wisconsin $29,250
West Virginia $24,320
Wyoming $30,640

How do teacher assistant salaries compare to similar careers?

Teacher's assistants earn 15% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than teachers but more than childcare workers.

Career Median Salary
Teacher salary $35K
Graduate teaching assistant salary $33K
Nanny salary $26K
Preschool teacher salary $25K
Library assistant salary $24K
Teacher assistant salary $24K
Childcare worker salary $22K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)