Average Special Education Assistant Hourly Pay

$15.54
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.35
MEDIAN
$15.54
90%
$22.70

The average hourly pay for a Special Education Assistant is $15.54

Hourly Rate
$11 - $23
Bonus
$1 - $5k
Total Pay
$21k - $46k
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What Do Special Education Assistants Do?

Special Education Assistant Tasks
  • Institute specialized therapeutic programs for students under the direction of their therapist and/or classroom teacher.
  • Foster positive relationships with families and support student learning by clearly communicating in-class progress and development.
  • Implement behavior intervention policies to ensure classroom safety for students and faculty.
  • Assist teachers in planning and preparation for individual and group classroom activities.
  • Assist students with personal care, hygiene, meals, and drinks.
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Job Satisfaction for Special Education Assistant

3.9 out of 5
(65)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 65 responses, the job of Special Education Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.85 out of 5. On average, Special Education Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
85.5%
Male
13.3%
Prefer to self-define
1.2%
This data is based on 166 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

69%

Dental

55%

Vision

48%

None

29%