An Instructional Assistant earns an average wage of $13.10 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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$13,616 - $34,184
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MEDIAN: $21,325
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$9.81 - $17.34
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$13,616 - $34,184  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,428 - $35,656  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $17.34  
   
Overtime
$15.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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$16,428 - $35,656  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 312

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Instructional Assistant

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Instructional Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$25,000


Skills That Affect Instructional Assistant Salaries

Bilingual
up arrow 13%

Special Education
up arrow 8%

Childhood Education
0%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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