The average wage for a Teacher Aide is AU$22.07 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Special Education is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$21,594 - AU$51,078
AU$22K
AU$35K
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$35,308
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50%
90%
AU$18.48 - AU$27.86
AU$18
AU$22
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$21.85
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$21,594 - AU$51,078
Bonus AU$151 - AU$2,534
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$31,301 - AU$56,770
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 308
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$18.48 - AU$27.86
Overtime AU$23.64
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$151 - AU$2,534
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$31,301 - AU$56,770
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 954

Job Description for Teacher Aide

The two main responsibilities of teacher aides are to assist with clerical work and classroom activities. They must provide support for teachers, including giving attention to individual students who need assistance and keeping an eye on students while the teacher is away. Teacher aides typically work with younger students and provide personalized attention, observe their progress, and encourage them individually.

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Teacher Aide Tasks

  • Supervise students during instruction, recess, hallways, etc., to maintain order and provide a good learning environment.
  • Assist in developing, preparing, and distributing lessons and materials.
  • Handle difficult behavioral problems or safety issues directly.
  • Assist teachers with records such as attendance and grades.

Teacher Aide Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Teacher Aide

Pay by Experience for a Teacher Aide has a positive trend. An entry-level Teacher Aide with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 502 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Teacher Aide with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 153 salaries. An experienced Teacher Aide which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 96 salaries. A Teacher Aide with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,754

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

Teacher Aide Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Teacher Aide?

Teacher Aide in Brisbane:
"It is a very challenging and accomplished job."
Pros: I can work as well as take care of my own children in hours are convenient that way. I enjoy the staff I work with that have a good relationship and supportive.
Cons: It can be stressful at times.

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Key Stats for Teacher Aide

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Teacher Aide Salaries

▲10%

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Teacher Aide Salaries





National Average
AU$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%