Teaching assistants are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Teaching assistants was $22,151 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Teaching assistants by wage are Graders & sorters, agricultural products, Home health aides, and Parking lot attendants.
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 Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale PUMA, NY, Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway PUMA, NY, and Cambridge City PUMA, MA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Teaching assistants are Spring Valley, Suffern Villages & Monsey PUMA, NY, Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway PUMA, NY, and Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale PUMA, NY.