The average rate for an Educational Assistant is C$18.41 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Educational Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$16,441 - C$40,725
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MEDIAN: C$24,092
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Educational Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$13.47 - C$24.16
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MEDIAN: C$18.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$16,441 - C$40,725  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$204.26  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$21,932 - C$49,421  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 346
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$13.47 - C$24.16  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$34.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$204.26  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$21,932 - C$49,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 346
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Pay by Experience Level for Educational Assistant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Hamilton
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Edmonton
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National Average
C$36,000
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Educational Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Educational Assistant?
Educational Assistant in Selkirk:
"Somewhat Unfulfilled."
Pros: The hours and connecting with the students and some of the staff.
Cons: As a substitute EA, I don't like the uncertainty of the job assignments.
Educational Assistant in Bowmanville:
"Working Hard to See The Smiles."
Pros: I love seeing my students smile when they succeed at a new task, and knowing I helped them achieve it. I enjoy working with children and helping to further their knowledge of the world and the knowledge around us.
Cons: I dislike the stress we endure on days where our student has many upsets and physically/verbally lashes out. I also dislike the lack of respect we experience from other educators.
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Experience Affects Educational Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
C$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 35 votes.
Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 35%
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