Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for teacher assistants in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of teacher assistants amongst Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Teacher Assistants in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,200
25th Percentile Wage
$17,330
50th Percentile Wage
$19,220
75th Percentile Wage
$22,620
90th Percentile Wage
$25,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $25,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for teacher assistants in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of teacher assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201619,220-0.94%3.02%
201519,4001.03%-
201419,2001.56%-
201318,9001.38%-
201218,640--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Alabama ranges from $18,030 to $21,470. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $21,470. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Mobile (mean annual salary $19,520). The lowest paying area is Gadsden with a median annual salary of $18,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$21,470
Mobile
$19,520
Auburn-Opelika
$19,330
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$19,170
Huntsville
$19,070
Dothan
$18,990
Montgomery
$18,710
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$18,690
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$18,680
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$18,280
Tuscaloosa
$18,230
Decatur
$18,200
Anniston-Oxford
$18,130
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$18,050
Gadsden
$18,030


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