Teacher's assistants are about average in terms of happiness.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, teacher's assistants rate their career happiness 3.3 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 43% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy teacher's assistants are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
School counselor
Nurse educator
Library assistant
Music teacher

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are teacher's assistants happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do teacher's assistants find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as teacher's assistants?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are teacher assistant’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are teacher's assistants making the best use of their abilities?

Are teacher's assistants happy with their salary?