How much does a Special Education Teacher Assistant make?

Updated Jun 11, 2021

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$30,221 /yr
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131 salaries

$22K

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$30K

Average

$42K

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The national average salary for a Special Education Teacher Assistant is $30,221 in United States. Filter by location to see Special Education Teacher Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Special Education Teacher Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Special Education Teacher$33,309 /yr
L3
Special Education Teacher III$55,046 /yr
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Developmental Disabilities Institute
3.6

Developmental Disabilities Institute

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $30
7 salaries
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$10

$30

$10 - $30 Range

Los Angeles USD
3.9

Los Angeles USD

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Lighthouse Guild
3.1

Lighthouse Guild

Special Education Teacher Assistant

$43,808

 /yr
Range: $29K - $68K

$29K

$68K

$28,849 - $68,369 Range

Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District

Special Education Teacher Assistant

$22,167

 /yr
Range: $20K - $30K

$20K

$30K

$20,458 - $29,817 Range

3

Burrillville School Department

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$19 -$42

 hourly

$19

$42

$19 - $42 Range

Northwest School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$24 -$41

 hourly

$24

$41

$24 - $41 Range

Mascoutah Community Unit School District
4.3

Mascoutah Community Unit School District

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

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Hirsch Academy

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

2.4

SFACS

Special Education Teacher Assistant
About 

$20K -$21K

$20K

$21K

$19,505 - $21,229 Range

Wellesley Public Schools
3.8

Wellesley Public Schools

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

AHRC Nassau
3.4

AHRC Nassau

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$24K -$26K

 hourly

$24K

$26K

$23,764 - $26,103 Range

Queens Centers for Progress
3

Queens Centers for Progress

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

james e allen jr/sr highschool

Special Education Teacher Assistant
About 

$25K -$27K

$25K

$27K

$24,904 - $27,423 Range

Little Angels Daycare
4

Little Angels Daycare

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Newport public school NH

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

5

Avon Early Learning Center

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$65 -$70

 hourly

$65

$70

$65 - $70 Range

Needham High School

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

ADAPT Community Network
2.5

ADAPT Community Network

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly Contractor
About 

$16 -$17

 hourly

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

D2

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$19 -$20

 hourly

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Williamson County Schools
4.2

Williamson County Schools

Special Education Teacher Assistant - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Special Education Teacher Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Special Education Teacher Assistant is $30,221 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Special Education Teacher Assistant employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Special Education Teacher Assistant in United States is $41,882 per year.

The lowest salary for a Special Education Teacher Assistant in United States is $21,807 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent special education teacher assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$26,000
per year
A Special Education Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $26,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
School / School District
$14
hourly
A Special Education Teacher Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
 
Full-time
Nonprofit Organization
$30,000
per year
A Special Education Instructional Assistant in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$9
hourly
A Special Education Teachers Assistant in the Cape Coral, FL Area area reported making $9 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cape Coral, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Special Education Teacher Assistant in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$16
hourly
A Special Education Teacher Assistant in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Special Education Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District
$11
hourly
A Special Education Teacher Assistant in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
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