Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Teacher Assistant is $12.27
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Teacher Assistants?
An early career Teacher Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.79 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Teacher Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.25 based on 6 salaries.
What Do Teacher Assistants Do?
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, …Read more
- 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.