The average hourly pay for a Teacher Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia is $14.17.
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$400 - $1,500
$22,465 - $37,883
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Job Description for Teacher Assistant
Teacher assistants can range from a wide group of people in the education field. They can consist of high school seniors, college undergraduates, teachers with previous experience but who are looking to work in a different area, and many others. Their work consists of providing assistance to the teacher by tutoring and helping small groups of students at the end of the school day. They may also assist in creating lesson plans for the class, modifying the class schedules made by the teacher, assi…Read more
Teacher Assistant Tasks
- Supervise, tutor, and assist students individually and in small groups.
- Maintain and update paperwork including student grades and progress.
- Plan instruction, including creation of lesson plans, modification of schedules, bibliography, or chart creation, and outlines of goals.
- Enforce rules, policies, and appropriate behaviors for different settings.
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Popular Skills for Teacher Assistant
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Childhood Education, Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning and Spanish Language are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Teacher Assistant
An early career Teacher Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.52 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Teacher Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.54 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Teacher Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.26 based on 7 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (27.2% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (25.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (23.8% less).
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