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Teaching Assistant (TA) Salary

A Teaching Assistant (TA) earns an average salary of $21,447 per year. A skill in Childhood Education is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$15,075 - $32,729
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MEDIAN: $21,446
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$8.88 - $18.09
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$15,075 - $32,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $501  
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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$16,350 - $34,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.88 - $18.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $501  
   
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).
)
$16,350 - $34,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Job Description for Teaching Assistant (TA)

Teaching assistants work at a range of academic levels, from preschool to university. Their duties vary by position, but they usually assist with both academic and administrative tasks.

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Teaching Assistant (TA) Tasks

  • Address behavioral problems, identify discipline issues and create a learning environment.
  • Adapt and design activities, assignments, lectures and course plans.
  • Teach courses to reach curriculum objectives.
  • Attend trainings, meetings and functions for the organization.

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Pay by Experience Level for Teaching Assistant (TA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Teaching Assistant (TA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 32%