The average hourly pay for a Paraeducator (K-12) is $12.89.
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Job Description for Paraeducator (K-12)
Para-educators (K-12) should have at least an associate's degree and one year of experience working with children who suffer from a variety of learning, behavioral, and medical disabilities. To succeed in this position, they must have a calm and patient demeanor in order to handle a variety of unforeseen circumstances and should also be able to think quickly on their feet. Para-educators generally assist a primary teacher to maintain a safe and productive learning environment for their students…Read more
Paraeducator (K-12) 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.
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Skills in Childhood Education and Safety Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Paraeducator (K-12)
An entry-level Paraeducator (K-12) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.92 based on 16 salaries. An early career Paraeducator (K-12) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.88 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Paraeducator (K-12) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.96 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Paraeducator (K-12) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.78 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
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