A Special Education Assistant earns an average wage of AU$25.38 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$33,759 - AU$52,424
AU$34K
AU$41K
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$41,134
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50%
90%
AU$19.91 - AU$30.42
AU$20
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$25.35
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$62K
Salary AU$33,759 - AU$52,424
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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AU$38,371 - AU$62,112
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$19.91 - AU$30.42
Overtime AU$25.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
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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AU$38,371 - AU$62,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

Job Description for Special Education Assistant

A special education assistant aids a teacher in a special education class, usually in an elementary, middle, or high school setting. Some classes deal with students who have mental disabilities, while others are children who need help in specific areas such as speech therapy or English as a second language. Sometimes this position involves assisting in a full-time special education classroom. Other times the position involves helping out students in classes where the students will attend for a short period of time in between other classes.

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Special Education Assistant Tasks

  • Institute specialized therapeutic programs for students under the direction of their therapist and/or classroom teacher.
  • Foster positive relationships with families and support student learning by clearly communicating in-class progress and development.
  • Implement behavior intervention policies to ensure classroom safety for students and faculty.
  • Assist teachers in planning and preparation for individual and group classroom activities.
  • Assist students with personal care, hygiene, meals, and drinks.

Special Education Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$45K

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6 profiles
$41,496

Special Education Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,146

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Special Education Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Special Education Assistant Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 92%