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Average Teacher Assistant Salary in United Kingdom

£14,271
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£450
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The average salary for a Teacher Assistant in United Kingdom is £14,271.
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£10k
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£20k
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What Do Teacher Assistants Do?

Teacher Assistant Tasks
  • Supervise, tutor, and assist students individually and in small groups.
  • Maintain and update paperwork including student grades and progress.
  • Plan instruction, including creation of lesson plans, modification of schedules, bibliography, or chart creation, and outlines of goals.
  • Enforce rules, policies, and appropriate behaviors for different settings.

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Teacher Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Teacher Assistants?

An entry-level Teacher Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £14,573 based on 104 salaries. An early career Teacher Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £14,452 based on 519 salaries. A mid-career Teacher Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £14,076 based on 195 salaries. An experienced Teacher Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £13,735 based on 197 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £13,432.
Employees with Teacher Assistant in their job title in Manchester, England: Manchester earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England (18.3% more) and London, England: London (16.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Norwich, England: Norfolk (19.4% less), Leicester, England: Leicestershire (17.7% less) and Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (14.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,063 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
48.8%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
4.5%

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