Teacher Assistant salary in the United States

Average salary
$23,000/yr
Based on 31,536 income tax records
$16,000
$41,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
36-45
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$22K
 
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$16,000
$41,000
How much do Teacher Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Teacher Assistant is $23,000 per year. This is based on data from 31,536 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Teacher Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Teacher Assistant salary can vary between $16,000 to $41,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Teacher Assistant salary by location

Teacher Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Arlington Public Schools, Arlington County, VA
21 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$28K – $45K
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Salem-Keizer Public Schools, Marion County, OR
20 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$22K – $35K
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Harnett County Schools, Harnett County, NC
23 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$18K – $34K
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The School District Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
69 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$17K – $32K
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Twp High School District, Cook County, IL
21 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $35K
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Syracuse City School District, Onondaga County, NY
40 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$17K – $36K
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
44 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$18K – $35K
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Providence School Department, Providence County, RI
26 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$20K – $33K
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Special School District, St. Louis County, MO
49 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$18K – $37K
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Rochester City School District, Monroe County, NY
27 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$20K – $40K
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Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, Forsyth County, NC
52 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$18K – $35K
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Davidson County Schools, Davidson County, NC
28 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$16K – $29K
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Great Hearts Academies, Maricopa County, AZ
25 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$18K – $32K
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New Hanover Co Schools, New Hanover County, NC
33 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$19K – $33K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
24 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$18K – $32K
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Public Schools Of Robeson County, Robeson County, NC
24 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$18K – $32K
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Johnston Co Bd Of Ed, Johnston County, NC
51 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $36K
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Shelby County Schools, Shelby County, TN
54 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$16K – $28K
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Loudoun County Public Schools, Loudoun County, VA
59 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$17K – $33K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
86 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$17K – $29K
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Union County Public Schools, Union County, NC
32 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$17K – $28K
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Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Anne Arundel County, MD
61 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$16K – $36K
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Wake County Public School System, Wake County, NC
135 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$17K – $29K
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Gaston County Schools, Gaston County, NC
33 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$19K – $27K
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Washoe County School District, Washoe County, NV
37 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$16K – $31K
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Cumberland County Schools, Cumberland County, NC
54 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$18K – $32K
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Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
41 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$17K – $36K
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Fort Worth Independent School, Tarrant County, TX
55 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$17K – $28K
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Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
199 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$16K – $39K
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Prince William County Public Schools, Prince William County, VA
47 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$16K – $31K
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Houston Isd, Harris County, TX
89 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$17K – $30K
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Guilford County Schools, Guilford County, NC
77 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$18K – $28K
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Buncombe County Public Schools, Buncombe County, NC
41 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$17K – $28K
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Anchorage School District, Anchorage County, AK
49 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$16K – $29K
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Broward County Public Schools, Broward County, FL
108 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$17K – $29K
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Jefferson County Schools, Jefferson County, KY
51 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$16K – $32K
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Onslow County Public Schools, Onslow County, NC
38 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$19K – $26K
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Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach County, VA
91 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$16K – $26K
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San Antonio Isd, Bexar County, TX
41 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$17K – $22K
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Knox County Schools, Knox County, TN
35 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$16K – $33K
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Harrison County School District, Harrison County, MS
31 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$17K – $27K
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Pinellas County School, Pinellas County, FL
34 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$16K – $29K
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Brevard Public Schools, Brevard County, FL
32 income tax records
$19,000/yr
$15K – $26K
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Pitt County Schools, Pitt County, NC
37 income tax records
$18,500/yr
$16K – $27K
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Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake County, VA
57 income tax records
$18,500/yr
$16K – $26K
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Arlington Independent School District, Tarrant County, TX
40 income tax records
$18,500/yr
$16K – $23K
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Lake County Schools, Lake County, FL
31 income tax records
$17,500/yr
$15K – $23K

Teacher Assistant demographics in United States

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68% are single
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32% are married
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42% have kids
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29% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Teacher Assistants in United States

31,536 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a teacher assistant in the United States is $23,000 per year. Teacher assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $41,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 31,536 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as teacher assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for teacher assistants in the United States: Chicago Public Schools ($38,000 a year), Arlington Public Schools ($35,000 a year), and Salem-Keizer Public Schools ($29,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for teacher assistants in the United States: New York Metro Area, NY ($28,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($28,000 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($27,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.