Average Teaching Assistant (TA) Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for a Teaching Assistant (TA) in Canada is C$17.56.
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Hourly Rate
C$12 - C$24
Total Pay
C$24,346 - C$49,372

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Job Description for Teaching Assistant (TA)

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

Job Satisfaction for Teaching Assistant (TA)

4.1 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Teaching Assistant (TA)

Skills in Disability Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include English Language, Childhood Education, Activities for Children and Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Teaching Assistant (TA)

An entry-level Teaching Assistant (TA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$16.61 based on 5 salaries. An early career Teaching Assistant (TA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.42 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Teaching Assistant (TA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.62 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Teaching Assistant (TA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.88 based on 22 salaries.
Employees with Teaching Assistant (TA) in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (14.6% less), Toronto, Ontario (11.3% less) and Brampton, Ontario (4.6% less).

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