Paraeducator (K-12) Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Paraeducator (K-12) is $11.66 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Paraeducator (K-12) Total Pay (?
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$12,114 - $31,043
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MEDIAN: $18,014
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Paraeducator (K-12) Total Pay (?
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$8.70 - $15.48
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$12,114 - $31,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
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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$15,067 - $32,054  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $15.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
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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$15,067 - $32,054  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Job Description for Paraeducator (K-12)
  • 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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Experience Affects Paraeducator (K-12) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$23,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 41 votes.
Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 39%
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