Average Paraeducator Hourly Pay

$14.24
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$501
Bonus
$250
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The average hourly pay for a Paraeducator is $14.24.
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$10.49
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$14.24
90%
$19.64
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$10 - $20
Bonus
$200 - $1,463
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$0 - $250
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$20,435 - $40,368
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What Do Paraeducators Do?

Paraeducator Tasks
  • Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom.
  • Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction.
  • Assist with scoring tests, keeping records and making reports as required by the teacher.
  • Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through.

Job Satisfaction for Paraeducator

4.1 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Paraeducators?

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

An entry-level Paraeducator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.80 based on 49 salaries. An early career Paraeducator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.44 based on 359 salaries. A mid-career Paraeducator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.56 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Paraeducator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.21 based on 187 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Paraeducator in their job title in Oakland, California earn an average of 50.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (24.1% more) and Vancouver, Washington (19.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Lakeland, Florida (20.8% less) and Wichita, Kansas (13.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 814 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
23.0%
Late Career
7.5%