Assistant teacher

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How much does an Assistant Teacher make in the United States?

Average base salary
7.4k salaries reported, updated at Aug 10, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a assistant teacher with 2 to 3 years of experience, Bachelor Degree, and 3 selected qualifications is $11.64 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Childcare
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for assistant teachers

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The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 200.00% since 2015. Assistant Teachers with this skill earn +134.56% more than the average base salary, which is $11.64 per hour.

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Most common benefits for Assistant Teachers

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Childcare
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health insurance
  • 403(b)
  • Paid sick time
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Salary satisfaction

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24% of Assistant teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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