Teacher assistants are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Teacher assistants was $20,656 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Teacher assistants by wage are Parking lot attendants, Models, demonstrators, & product promoters, and Personal care aides.
Teacher 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, Other teachers & instructors, Archivists, curators, & museum technicians, Librarians, Library technicians, Teacher assistants, and Other education, training, & library workers
The top 3 locations that employ the most Teacher assistants are Spring Valley, Suffern Villages & Monsey PUMA, NY, Orange County (Southeast) PUMA, NY, and Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Teacher assistants are Spring Valley, Suffern Villages & Monsey PUMA, NY, Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway PUMA, NY, and Orange County (Southeast) PUMA, NY.