Paraeducator (K-12) Salary (United States)

Paraeducator (K-12)s in the United States usually make around $11.69 per hour. Compensation ranges from $8.57 per hour on the low end to $15.27 on the high end. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—40 percent lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and about half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Paraeducator (K-12) Salary (?
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$12,045 - $30,558
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17,647
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Paraeducator (K-12) Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$8.57 - $15.27
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$12,045 - $30,558  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
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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$14,874 - $31,626  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.57 - $15.27  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
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).
)
$14,874 - $31,626  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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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 18%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 40%
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