Paraeducator Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Paraeducator is $11.79 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Childhood Education is associated with high pay for this job.
Paraeducator Total Pay (?
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$12,016 - $32,098
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MEDIAN: $17,617
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Paraeducator Total Pay (?
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$8.79 - $16.48
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$12,016 - $32,098  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $783  
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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$15,382 - $34,011  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $16.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $28.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $783  
   
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).
)
$15,382 - $34,011  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
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Job Description for Paraeducator

  • Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through.
  • Evaluate student progress on work assignments and shares information with teacher.
  • Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom.
  • Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction.
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Pay by Experience Level for Paraeducator

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

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Experience Affects Paraeducator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

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Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 40%
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