A Teaching Assistant (TA) earns an average salary of £11,628 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oral / Verbal Communication and Special Needs.
Teaching Assistant (TA) Total Pay (?
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£7,330 - £16,565
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MEDIAN: £11,627
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Teaching Assistant (TA) Total Pay (?
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£6.24 - £9.91
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National Salary Data

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Salary
£7,330 - £16,565  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £99.59  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £0.00  
Total Pay (?
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£7,905 - £18,070  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,045
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£6.24 - £9.91  
   
Overtime
£2.85 - £10.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £99.59  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £0.00  
Total Pay (?
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£7,905 - £18,070  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,045
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Pay Difference By Location
Exeter
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Birmingham
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Nottingham
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Bristol
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Gloucester
up arrow 6%
Leeds
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Leicester
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Coventry
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Manchester
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Milton Keynes
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National Average
₤13,000
Liverpool
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Peterborough
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Teaching Assistant (TA) Reviews

What is it like working as a Teaching Assistant (TA)?
Teaching Assistant (TA) in Hull:
"Rewarding Job."
Pros: Helping and watching the children learn and develop and knowing that I am a part of this.
Cons: The pay is not very good for what I do.
Teaching Assistant (TA) in Ebbw Vale:
"best employment in the world"
Pros: The challenges of nursery and the thrill of seeing children succeed.
Teaching Assistant (TA) in Derby:
"supporting education and learning in children"
Pros: I enjoy having a connexion with the children which is more than that of a school teacher as the child confinds in you making you the key source of safe guarding in children, so if there was any concerns then it would be first hand observence by a teaching assisstant.
Cons: The pay, for what the job entails it is a constant on the go, like surrogate parents and is very tiring, the pay should be increased for such great responsibility.
Teaching Assistant (TA) in Liverpool:
"most enjoyable and fullfilling"
Pros: everything
Cons: none
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Experience Affects Teaching Assistant (TA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
₤13,000

Skills That Affect Teaching Assistant (TA) Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 42%
Special Needs
up arrow 11%
special educational needs
up arrow 4%
Childhood Education
up arrow 3%
Activities for Children
0%
National Average
₤13,000
Autism
up arrow 8%
sen
up arrow 13%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 155 votes.
Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 3% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: % employee benefits None: 97%
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