Average Teacher Assistant Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$10.61
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$700
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The average hourly pay for a Teacher Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $10.61.
10%
$8.00
10%
$10.61
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$15.02
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MEDIAN $10.61
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Bonus
$250 - $1,000
Total Pay
$16,671 - $30,941

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Job Description for Teacher Assistant

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.

Career Paths

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Teacher Assistant
Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Educ...
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Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Teacher Assistant

Skills in Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning and Spanish Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Childhood Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Teacher Assistant

An entry-level Teacher Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.83 based on 5 salaries. An early career Teacher Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.95 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Teacher Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.86 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Teacher Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.60 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Employees with Teacher Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 33.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (28.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (20.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 115 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
43.5%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
21.7%
Late Career
8.7%