Average Teacher Assistant Salary in Jersey City, New Jersey

$29,626
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The average salary for a Teacher Assistant in Jersey City, New Jersey is $29,626.
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$24k - $44k
Total Pay
$19k - $42k

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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
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 early career Teacher Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25,325 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Teacher Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30,315 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Teacher Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,972 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30,426.
Employees with Teacher Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 8.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (30.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (19.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
26.3%
Mid Career
28.9%
Experienced
23.7%
Late Career
21.1%