Teaching assistants are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Teaching assistants was $21,817 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Teaching assistants by wage are Models, demonstrators, & product promoters, Medical transcriptionists, and Manicurists and pedicurists.
Teaching assistants are part of the Education, Training, & Library Occupations, along with Postsecondary teachers, Preschool & kindergarten teachers, Elementary & middle school teachers, Secondary school teachers, Special education teachers, and 7 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Teaching assistants are Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway PUMA, NY, Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale PUMA, NY, and Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Teaching assistants are Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway PUMA, NY, Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, and Spring Valley, Suffern Villages & Monsey PUMA, NY.