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

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)