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Para educator salary in United States

How much does a Para Educator make in the United States?

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The average salary for a para educator is $16.62 per hour in the United States. 6.6k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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Top companies for Para Educators in United States

  1. Central Kitsap School District
    37 reviews6 salaries reported
    $25.68per hour
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Highest paying cities for Para Educators near United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $19.36 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  2. Fremont, CA
    $18.53 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Sacramento, CA
    $17.79 per hour
    115 salaries reported
  1. Baltimore, MD
    $17.44 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  2. Portland, OR
    $17.35 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $16.97 per hour
    125 salaries reported
  1. Aurora, CO
    $16.75 per hour
    77 salaries reported
  2. Vancouver, WA
    $16.46 per hour
    141 salaries reported
  3. Wichita, KS
    $15.29 per hour
    14 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Para Educators

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,584 ratings

25% of Para Educators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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