Teacher Assistant at Head Start Salary

A Teacher Assistant at Head Start earns an average wage of $10.62 per hour. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay.

$12,370 - $19,031
$18K
MEDIAN: $17,700
50%

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$8.77 - $12.27
$8
$10
$12
MEDIAN: $10.37
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$9K$18K$27K
Salary
$17,700  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,310 - $25,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$5$10$15
Hourly Rate
$8.77 - $12.27  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$17,310 - $25,242  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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 $20,000 based on 16 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 $21,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Teacher Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 11 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 $23,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Teacher Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Teacher Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Teacher Assistant Salaries

Childhood Education
▲1%

Activities for Children
▲1%


National Average
$21,000

Spanish Language
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 33%
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