Teaching Assistant salary in the United States

Average salary
$24,000/yr
Based on 5,082 income tax records
$16,000
$44,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$23K
 
$24K
 
$23K
 
$23K
 
$25K
$16,000
$44,000
How much do Teaching Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Teaching Assistant is $24,000 per year. This is based on data from 5,082 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Teaching Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Teaching Assistant salary can vary between $16,000 to $44,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Teaching Assistant salary by location

Teaching Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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The City Of New York, Bronx County, NY
13 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$26K – $46K
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Syracuse City School District, Onondaga County, NY
37 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$21K – $41K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
17 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$18K – $45K
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University Of California, Boulder County, CO
15 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$24K – $35K
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Rutgers University, Middlesex County, NJ
34 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$17K – $34K
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Austin Independent School District, Travis County, TX
11 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$21K – $30K
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University Of Wisconsin System, Dane County, WI
41 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$17K – $31K
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St Lawrencelewis Boces, St. Lawrence County, NY
10 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$19K – $30K
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University Of Illinois, Champaign County, IL
31 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$18K – $29K
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University Of Florida, Alachua County, FL
16 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$19K – $28K
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Syracuse University, Onondaga County, NY
10 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$17K – $30K
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University Of Texas At Dallas, Collin County, TX
13 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$17K – $27K
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Purdue University, Tippecanoe County, IN
19 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$18K – $25K
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University Of South Florida, Hillsborough County, FL
16 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$18K – $27K
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The University Of Houston, Harris County, TX
20 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$18K – $26K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
19 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$15K – $37K
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University Of North Texas, Denton County, TX
20 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$17K – $27K
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North Carolina State University, Wake County, NC
10 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$17K – $25K
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Texas Am University Payroll Ser, Brazos County, TX
10 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$19K – $29K
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University Of North Carolina, Orange County, NC
18 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$16K – $33K
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State Of New York, Broome County, NY
20 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$17K – $26K
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The University Of Texas At Austin Payroll Services, Travis County, TX
37 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$15K – $29K
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Texas Tech University System, Lubbock County, TX
21 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$16K – $29K
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Florida State University, Leon County, FL
25 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$17K – $25K
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Houston Isd, Harris County, TX
18 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$17K – $27K
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University Of Georgia, Clarke County, GA
11 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$17K – $28K
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Arizona State University, Maricopa County, AZ
21 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$17K – $27K
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Saint Paul Public Schools, Ramsey County, MN
11 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$16K – $35K
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The University Of Iowa, Johnson County, IA
11 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$17K – $24K
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University Of Kentucky, Fayette County, KY
14 income tax records
$19,000/yr
$16K – $26K
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Knox County Schools, Knox County, TN
14 income tax records
$19,000/yr
$17K – $32K

Teaching Assistant demographics in United States

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67% are single
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33% are married
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26% have kids
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27% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Teaching Assistants in United States

5,082 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a teaching assistant in the United States is $24,000 per year. Teaching assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $44,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 5,082 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as teaching assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for teaching assistants in the United States: The City of New York ($36,500 a year), Syracuse City School District ($31,500 a year), and University of Washington ($31,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for teaching assistants in the United States: New York Metro Area, NY ($29,000 a year), Syracuse Metro Area, NY ($28,500 a year), and Poughkeepsie Metro Area, NY ($28,000 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.