Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Florida

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,990
25th Percentile Wage
$19,530
50th Percentile Wage
$23,190
75th Percentile Wage
$28,060
90th Percentile Wage
$32,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $32,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,990.

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 Florida 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
201623,1900.39%4.27%
201523,1003.42%-
201422,3101.70%-
201321,930-1.23%-
201222,200--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Florida ranges from $18,670 to $28,560. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Florida is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $28,560. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville (mean annual salary $26,870). The lowest paying area is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $18,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$28,560
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$26,870
Tallahassee
$26,100
Jacksonville
$25,170
Palm Coast
$24,930
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$23,910
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$23,490
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$23,280
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$23,210
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$23,100
Gainesville
$22,830
Ocala
$22,780
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$22,690
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$22,480
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$22,400
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$22,370
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$22,000
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$21,940
Port St Lucie
$21,860
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$18,700
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$18,670


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