Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Instructional Assistant is $14.13
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Assistants?
An entry-level Instructional Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.33 based on 43 salaries. An early career Instructional Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.04 based on 266 …Read more
What Do Instructional Assistants Do?
Instructional assistants generally work with licensed instructors to ensure the proper learning of the individuals they are teaching. Oftentimes, instructional assistants will work in special education classes, where students may need extra guidance and support. Other times, instructional assistants work in classrooms, alongside instructors with varying types of students. An assistant instructor will aid the instructor by keeping notes on the progress of the group being instructed, as well as …Read more
- Assist teachers in planning and preparing materials for individual and group classroom activities.
- Assist in delivering lessons in the absence of the teacher.
- Foster a positive learning atmosphere and assist the classroom teacher in eliminating potential disruptions.
- Target low-performing students with specialized attention and one-on-one learning to help them achieve their academic goals.