Teacher Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average wage for a Teacher Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $11.95 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$13,245 - $36,504
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$29K
$37K
MEDIAN: $29,359
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$10.14 - $19.27
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$13,245 - $36,504  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,956 - $38,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $19.27  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$19,956 - $38,785  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Teacher Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Teacher Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Teacher Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Teacher Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Teacher Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 14 salaries. A Teacher Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Teacher Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Teacher Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$27,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Teacher Assistant Salaries

National Average
$27,000


Activities for Children
▼12%

Curriculum Planning
▼13%

Spanish Language
▼14%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%