Entry-Level Teacher Aide Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Teacher Aide is $10.32 per hour.

$11,716 - $29,961
$12K
$17K
$30K
MEDIAN: $17,475
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$8.37 - $14.78
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MEDIAN: $10.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$11,716 - $29,961  
   
Bonus
$0.21 - $1,503  
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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$15,077 - $30,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.37 - $14.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.34  
Overtime
$4.56 - $21.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.21 - $1,503  
   
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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$15,077 - $30,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 747

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $21,061

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Teacher Aide Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Teacher Aide in Sicklerville:
"You will eventually need to take a test or 48 credit hrs."
Research schools carefully. The pay scales are drastically different.

Teacher Aide in Plymouth Meeting:
"Teacher Aide."
Help with lesson planning, input data, record behavior data, assist students with lessons. Supervise children when they attend unstructured or structured activities.

Teacher Aide in Newark:
You have to do the' dirty work'. Changing diapers/pull-ups. Cleaning. And all other duties assigned.

Teacher Aide in Azle:
"Teacher aide advice."
Stress level can be high, know that you are not guaranteed to stay with one teacher. Be flexible and acceptable of change. Maybe asked to do stuff that is not in your job description.

Teacher Aide in Winchester:
"The disconnect between the lawmakers and the reality."
Focus on trying to make a difference one child at a time. Educate your family and friends regarding problems in your local area and encourage them to get involved with their local schools.

Teacher Aide in Bluff:
"I Like My Job. I Enjoy Being With The Preschooler."
Spend less time writing lesson plans and always have an extra energy for small children.

Teacher Aide in Ewing:
This is only a job to get your feet wet in education. All teachers aides should be working to be a teacher and beyond.

Key Stats for Teacher Aide

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Teacher Aide Salaries

National Average
$21,000


Activities for Children
▼1%

Bilingual
▼1%

Special Education
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 59%
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