Educational Assistant Salary

The average pay for an Educational Assistant is C$18.23 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$17,962 - C$43,074
(Median)
C$18K
C$31K
C$43K
MEDIAN: C$30,589
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C$12.84 - C$24.21
(Median)
C$13
C$18
C$24
MEDIAN: C$18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$17,962 - C$43,074  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$48.94  
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$23,753 - C$49,725  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$12.84 - C$24.21  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$48.94  
   
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).
)
C$23,753 - C$49,725  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 410

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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

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 18%

Experienced
up arrow 8%


National Average
C$37,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 36%