Instructional Assistant Salary

An Instructional Assistant earns an average wage of $13.08 per hour. A skill in Bilingual is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$13,485 - $31,266
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$21K
$31K
MEDIAN: $20,611
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$10.18 - $17.31
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MEDIAN: $13.15
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$0$34K
Salary $13,485 - $31,266
Bonus $800
Total Pay (?
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$16,188 - $34,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 218
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.18 - $17.31
Overtime $11.07 - $26.82
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $800
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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$16,188 - $34,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 317

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Job Description for Instructional Assistant

Instructional assistants generally work with licensed instructors to ensure the proper learning of the individuals they are teaching. Oftentimes, instructional assistants will work in special education classes, where students may need extra guidance and support. Other times, instructional assistants work in classrooms, alongside instructors with varying types of students. An assistant instructor will aid the instructor by keeping notes on the progress of the group being instructed, as well as the individual progress of select students.

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Instructional Assistant Tasks

  • Assist teachers in planning and preparing materials for individual and group classroom activities.
  • Assist in delivering lessons in the absence of the teacher.
  • Foster a positive learning atmosphere and assist the classroom teacher in eliminating potential disruptions.
  • Target low-performing students with specialized attention and one-on-one learning to help them achieve their academic goals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Instructional Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Instructional Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 298 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instructional Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Instructional Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 109 salaries. An Instructional Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 35 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as an Instructional Assistant?

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Pros: Work flexibility. Helping people.
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Key Stats for Instructional Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Instructional Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$25,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Instructional Assistant Salaries

Bilingual
▲14%

Special Education
▲8%

Childhood Education
▲1%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 34%
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