Instructional Paraprofessional Salary
Women account for the majority of Instructional Paraprofessionals in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $12.14 per hour. For the most part, Instructional Paraprofessionals enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by close to one-half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Instructional Paraprofessional
- 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.
- Assist teachers in planning and preparing materials for individual and group classroom activities.
- Assist students with personal care, hygiene, meals, and drinks.
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For many Instructional Paraprofessionals, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $23K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $23K on average. Instructional Paraprofessionals claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $24K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Instructional Paraprofessionals with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $26K.
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