Education Paraprofessional Salary

An Education Paraprofessional earns an average wage of $12.01 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$12,299 - $30,394
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MEDIAN: $18,434
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$9.32 - $16.43
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$0$32K
Salary $12,299 - $30,394
Bonus $-0.50 - $2,923
Total Pay (?
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$14,648 - $32,864
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 639
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.32 - $16.43
Overtime $9.14 - $26.63
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $-0.50 - $2,923
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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$14,648 - $32,864
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 895

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Job Description for Education Paraprofessional

An education paraprofessional works with a team to support the instruction of students. They can include a variety of positions, such as teacher aides, special education assistants, and early childhood assistants. They commonly work in several settings, including day care centers, preschools, elementary schools, and education centers.

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Education Paraprofessional Tasks

  • Assist teachers in planning and preparing materials for individual and group classroom activities.
  • Assist students with personal care, hygiene, meals, and drinks.
  • Implement behavior intervention policies when necessary to ensure classroom safety for students and faculty.
  • Institute specialized therapeutic programs for students under the direction of their therapist and/or classroom teacher.

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Pay by Experience Level for Education Paraprofessional

Pay by Experience for an Education Paraprofessional has a positive trend. An entry-level Education Paraprofessional with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 874 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Education Paraprofessional with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 357 salaries. An experienced Education Paraprofessional which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 377 salaries. An Education Paraprofessional with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 112 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,109

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Education Paraprofessional Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Education Paraprofessional?

Education Paraprofessional in Ness City:
"Working as a Paraprofessional."
Pros: I enjoying being around the kids and being able to help them. I get along with my co-workers and boss.
Cons: The pay is not as much as I would like it.

Education Paraprofessional in Mount Vernon:
"Its awesome I wish I didn't need to worry a out paying my bi."
Pros: Working with children and seeing them get something your teaching them.
Cons: Low pay and union I'm made to have taken out of my pay.

Education Paraprofessional in Raleigh:
Pros: The students and coworkers are great people to work with. I feel as though my job has a meaningful purpose. Great medical benefits.
Cons: Pay is very low. Paraprofessionals can be treated as "inferior" in comparison to other teachers. No paid sick days and holiday breaks are unpaid (Christmas break, thanksgiving, spring break). No opportunities for bonuses.

Education Paraprofessional in Fall River:
Pros: Working with the kindergarten children is great.
Cons: The pay is very low.

Education Paraprofessional in Conroe:
"Great!!"
Pros: Knowing that im working for a purpose by helping kids!!
Cons: The behavior.

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Key Stats for Education Paraprofessional

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Education Paraprofessional Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$23,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Education Paraprofessional Salaries

Special Needs
▲5%

Special Education
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$23,000


Activities for Children
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 39%
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