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 among Alabama cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,320
25th Percentile Wage
$17,520
50th Percentile Wage
$19,540
75th Percentile Wage
$23,250
90th Percentile Wage
$27,650

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 $27,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of teacher assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$19,540
1.64% 4.61%
2016
$19,220
-0.94% -
2015
$19,400
1.03% -
2014
$19,200
1.56% -
2013
$18,900
1.38% -
2012
$18,640
- -

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 $17,830 to $21,700. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $21,700. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Mobile (mean annual salary $19,810). The lowest paying area is Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $17,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$21,700
Mobile
$19,810
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$19,130
Huntsville
$19,070
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$18,690
Decatur
$18,670
Dothan
$18,630
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$18,620
Anniston-Oxford
$18,620
Montgomery
$18,600
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$18,480
Tuscaloosa
$18,360
Auburn-Opelika
$18,350
Gadsden
$18,230
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$17,830




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