Average Mid-Career Teacher Assistant Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$13.31
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Teacher Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $13.31.
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$10.83
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$13.31
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$19.13
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MEDIAN $13.31
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
Total Pay
$22,089 - $36,550

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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...
Daycare Teacher
Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Teacher Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Curriculum Planning, Activities for Children 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 $12.16 based on 13 salaries. An early career Teacher Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.74 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Teacher Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.84 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Teacher Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (9.2% more) and New York, New York (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.4% less), Dallas, Texas (20.1% less) and Jersey City, New Jersey (11.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 152 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
64.5%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
7.9%