Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for teacher assistants in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of teacher assistants among Arizona 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 Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,720
25th Percentile Wage
$20,870
50th Percentile Wage
$23,790
75th Percentile Wage
$28,170
90th Percentile Wage
$31,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $31,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,720.

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 Arizona 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
201623,7900.34%7.48%
201523,7101.22%-
201423,4204.14%-
201322,4501.96%-
201222,010--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Arizona ranges from $20,710 to $24,190. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $24,190. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Prescott (mean annual salary $23,590). The lowest paying area is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $20,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$24,190
Prescott
$23,590
Flagstaff
$23,410
Tucson
$23,200
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$23,120
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$22,200
Yuma
$22,130
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$20,710


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