$17,000
Avg. Salary
$10.51
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Teacher Aide is $10.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Teacher Aide is $17,000 per year.

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Job Description for Teacher Aide

The two main responsibilities of teacher aides are to assist with clerical work and classroom activities. They must provide support for teachers, including giving attention to individual students who need assistance and keeping an eye on students while the teacher is away. Teacher aides typically work with younger students and provide personalized attention, observe their progress, and encourage them individually.

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Teacher Aide Tasks

  • Supervise students during instruction, recess, hallways, etc., to maintain order and provide a good learning environment.
  • Assist in developing, preparing, and distributing lessons and materials.
  • Handle difficult behavioral problems or safety issues directly.
  • Assist teachers with records such as attendance and grades.

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Q: What is it like working as a Teacher Aide?

Teacher Aide in Taholah:
"The good, the bad, and the ugly."
Pros: The job matters, and what you do has a meaningful impact. You have great opportunity not just to teach, but to learn as well. Also, the children are the best. It's never a dull moment. It's a fun job.
Cons: It can be hard to take a needed day off due to the nature of our work. Parents need us. We are not paid what we are worth. Job turnover seems to be very high, in my opinion due to the low pay and low appreciation. It can be stressful work.

Teacher Aide in St. Louis:
"Tough, Rewarding Job."
Pros: Giving others hope.
Cons: Chaotic environment.

Teacher Aide in Sidney:
Pros: The cooperation and attitude of co-workers and helping the students reach their goals and being a role model.
Cons:

Teacher Aide in Azle:
"Teacher aide advice."
Stress level can be high, know that you are not guaranteed to stay with one teacher. Be flexible and acceptable of change. Maybe asked to do stuff that is not in your job description.

Teacher Aide in Winchester:
"The disconnect between the lawmakers and the reality."
Focus on trying to make a difference one child at a time. Educate your family and friends regarding problems in your local area and encourage them to get involved with their local schools.

Teacher Aide in Bluff:
"I Like My Job. I Enjoy Being With The Preschooler."
Spend less time writing lesson plans and always have an extra energy for small children.

Teacher Aide in Ewing:
This is only a job to get your feet wet in education. All teachers aides should be working to be a teacher and beyond.

Key Stats for Teacher Aide

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%