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A person in an entry-level Teacher Assistants role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $16,320. A Teacher Assistants candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $17,630. A person in a mid-career Teacher Assistants role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $19,720 a year. Teacher Assistants with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $23,020. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Teacher Assistants role’s annual salary averages $27,160 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Teacher Assistants position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $19,720 higher than the national average for Teacher Assistants positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Teacher Assistants roles that can advance both internally and with another company.