The average pay for an Educational Assistant is C$20.05 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Autism is associated with high pay for this job.

C$20,230 - C$47,300
C$20K
C$31K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$30,763
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C$13.82 - C$25.64
C$14
C$20
C$26
MEDIAN: C$20.10
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$20,230 - C$47,300  
   
Bonus
C$983  
Total Pay (?
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C$25,803 - C$52,532  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$13.82 - C$25.64  
   
Hourly Tips
C$3.00  
Overtime
C$16.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$983  
   
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$25,803 - C$52,532  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 537

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Pay by Experience Level for Educational Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Educational Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Educational Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 380 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Educational Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Educational Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 164 salaries. An Educational Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 47 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,888

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Educational Assistant Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Educational Assistant

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Educational Assistant Salaries

▲13%

Late-Career
▲11%

▲4%

National Average
C$40,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Educational Assistant Salaries

Autism
▲21%

National Average
C$40,000

Childhood Education
▼7%

Disability Support
▼13%

Training
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 42%
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