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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$18,100|
|25th Percentile Wage||$19,510|
|50th Percentile Wage||$23,220|
|75th Percentile Wage||$28,260|
|90th Percentile Wage||$32,850|
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 $32,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,100.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of teacher assistants from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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 $19,060 to $30,070. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Florida is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $30,070. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Cape Coral-Fort Myers (mean annual salary $29,440). The lowest paying area is Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach with a median annual salary of $19,060.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Punta Gorda|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Palm Coast|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |