How much does a Paraprofessional make?

Updated May 11, 2021

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$30,545 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,561 salaries

$21K

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$31K

Average

$45K

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The national average salary for a Paraprofessional is $30,545 in United States. Filter by location to see Paraprofessional salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,561 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Paraprofessional employees.

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Paraprofessional$30,545 /yr
L4
Lead Paraprofessional$30,881 /yr
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New York City Department of Education
3.8

New York City Department of Education

Paraprofessional

$37,251

 /yr
Range: $18K - $351K
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$18K

$351K

$18,439 - $350,700 Range

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
3.4

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Paraprofessional

$28,031

 /yr
Range: $26K - $33K

$26K

$33K

$26,357 - $33,431 Range

National Heritage Academies
3.7

National Heritage Academies

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

Camelot Education
3

Camelot Education

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

Denver Public Schools
3.7

Denver Public Schools

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Boston Public Schools
3.6

Boston Public Schools

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $14 - $33

$14

$33

$14 - $33 Range

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
4.2

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

Paraprofessional

$20,400

 /yr
Range: $18K - $31K

$18K

$31K

$17,631 - $31,029 Range

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Special School District of St. Louis County
3.7

Special School District of St. Louis County

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $19

$10

$19

$10 - $19 Range

Milwaukee Public Schools
3.5

Milwaukee Public Schools

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

Cincinnati Public Schools
3.6

Cincinnati Public Schools

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $9 - $21

$9

$21

$9 - $21 Range

DeKalb County School District
3.3

DeKalb County School District

Paraprofessional

$22,887

 /yr
Range: $20K - $30K

$20K

$30K

$19,750 - $30,228 Range

La Petite Academy
3.1

La Petite Academy

Paraprofessional

$22,796

 /yr
Range: $21K - $27K

$21K

$27K

$21,323 - $26,822 Range

Fulton County Schools
3.5

Fulton County Schools

Paraprofessional

$20,876

 /yr
Range: $15K - $34K

$15K

$34K

$15,085 - $33,976 Range

Omaha Public Schools
3.4

Omaha Public Schools

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $8 - $14

$8

$14

$8 - $14 Range

KIPP Schools
3.6

KIPP Schools

Paraprofessional

$32,182

 /yr
Range: $28K - $43K

$28K

$43K

$28,186 - $42,885 Range

Chicago Public Schools
3.5

Chicago Public Schools

Paraprofessional

$38,201

 /yr
Range: $31K - $55K

$31K

$55K

$31,046 - $54,600 Range

LOGIC Devices

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $7 - $21

$7

$21

$7 - $21 Range

Shawnee Mission School District
3.4

Shawnee Mission School District

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $14 - $14

$14

$14

$14 - $14 Range

Orange County Schools
3.4

Orange County Schools

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $12

$9

$12

$9 - $12 Range

Advance Kids
2.8

Advance Kids

Paraprofessional - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Paraprofessional salaries

The average salary for a Paraprofessional is $30,545 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1561 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Paraprofessional employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Paraprofessional in United States is $44,899 per year.

The lowest salary for a Paraprofessional in United States is $20,780 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent paraprofessional salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$12
hourly
A Paraprofessional in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$20,000
per year
A Sub Paraprofessional in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Government
$22
hourly
A Paraprofessional in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$1,000
monthly
A Paraprofessional in the Fresno, CA Area area reported making $1,000 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Fresno, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$16
hourly
A Paraprofessional in the Springfield, MA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Springfield, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
School / School District
$20,000
per year
A Paraprofessional in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $20,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
School / School District
$17,000
per year
A Para-professional in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $17,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Paraprofessional in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public