Average Teaching Assistant (TA) Hourly Pay

$12.60
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$516
Bonus
$2,600
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The average hourly pay for a Teaching Assistant (TA) is $12.60.
10%
$9.31
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$12.60
90%
$18.12
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$9 - $18
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$99 - $3,959
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$17,745 - $37,948
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What Do Teaching Assistant (TA)s Do?

Teaching Assistant (TA) Tasks
  • Teach courses to reach curriculum objectives.
  • Attend trainings, meetings and functions for the organization.
  • Address behavioral problems, identify discipline issues and create a learning environment.
  • Adapt and design activities, assignments, lectures and course plans.

Job Satisfaction for Teaching Assistant (TA)

3.7 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Teaching Assistant (TA)s?

Skills in Activities for Children, Disability Support and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Childhood Education.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Teaching Assistant (TA)s?

An entry-level Teaching Assistant (TA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.93 based on 58 salaries. An early career Teaching Assistant (TA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.15 based on 544 salaries. A mid-career Teaching Assistant (TA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.79 based on 241 salaries. An experienced Teaching Assistant (TA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.68 based on 232 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Teaching Assistant (TA) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 32.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (7.9% less) and Poughkeepsie, New York (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,187 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
19.5%
Late Career
9.4%