Educational Assistant Salary (Canada)

The average rate for an Educational Assistant is C$18.29 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Educational Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$16,494 - C$42,764
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$28,697
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Educational Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$13.45 - C$24.09
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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$16,494 - C$42,764  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$197.27  
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$22,617 - C$49,542  
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Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$13.45 - C$24.09  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$34.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$197.27  
   
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$22,617 - C$49,542  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 405
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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

Ottawa
up arrow 22%
Hamilton
up arrow 13%
Toronto
up arrow 9%
Edmonton
up arrow 5%
National Average
C$37,000
Kitchener
up arrow 1%
Lethbridge
up arrow 15%
Markham
up arrow 15%
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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

Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Late-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
C$37,000

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 35%
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