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Average Education Paraprofessional Hourly Pay

$12.71
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$494
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The average hourly pay for an Education Paraprofessional is $12.71.
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$9.80
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$12.71
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$17.42
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What Do Education Paraprofessionals Do?

Education Paraprofessional Tasks
  • Assist teachers in planning and preparing materials for individual and group classroom activities.
  • Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom.
  • Assist students with personal care, hygiene, meals, and drinks.
  • Implement behavior intervention policies when necessary to ensure classroom safety for students and faculty.

Job Satisfaction for Education Paraprofessional

4.1 out of 5
(221)
Highly Satisfied
20Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Education Paraprofessional

The top respondents for the job title Education Paraprofessional are from the companies Cincinnati Public Schools, National Heritage Academies and USD 259. Reported salaries are highest at Cincinnati Public Schools where the average pay is $15.64. USD 259 pays the lowest at around $12.98.

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What Are Popular Skills for Education Paraprofessionals?

Skills in Activities for Children, Problem Solving, Microsoft Word and Curriculum Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Education Paraprofessionals?

An entry-level Education Paraprofessional with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.04 based on 179 salaries. An early career Education Paraprofessional with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.34 based on 938 salaries. A mid-career Education Paraprofessional with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.04 based on 374 salaries. An experienced Education Paraprofessional with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.45 based on 458 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Education Paraprofessional in their job title in Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 23.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (18.8% more) and New York, New York (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.5% less) and Orlando, Florida (10.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,121 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
44.2%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
8.1%