A Teacher Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average wage of $9.85 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$11,745 - $29,275
(Median)
$12K
$24K
$29K
MEDIAN: $24,258
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$7.86 - $14.96
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$11,745 - $29,275  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$16,206 - $30,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.86 - $14.96  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$16,206 - $30,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Experience Affects Teacher Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$21,000


Skills That Affect Teacher Assistant Salaries

National Average
$21,000

Childhood Education
up arrow 1%

Activities for Children
up arrow 3%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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