Average Educational Assistant Hourly Pay

$13.60
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$450
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The average hourly pay for an Educational Assistant is $13.60.
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$10.19
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$13.60
90%
$19
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What Do Educational Assistants Do?

Educational Assistant Tasks
  • Supervise students in a variety of settings, curtailing behavior problems.
  • Tutor and support learning for students.
  • Assist special needs students with translations, physical assistance or other aid.
  • Maintain a safe and sanitary learning environment.
  • Set up and implement lessons, snacks and other activities.

Job Satisfaction for Educational Assistant

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What Are Popular Skills for Educational Assistants?

Skills in Disability Support, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Oral / Verbal Communication 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 Educational Assistants?

An entry-level Educational Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.61 based on 28 salaries. An early career Educational Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.25 based on 202 salaries. A mid-career Educational Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.82 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Educational Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.30 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Educational Assistant in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.0% more) and Redmond, Washington (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Eugene, Oregon (8.7% less), Albuquerque, New Mexico (8.2% less) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 485 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
41.6%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
8.2%