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 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 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$23,220
0.13% 4.39%
2016
$23,190
0.39% -
2015
$23,100
3.42% -
2014
$22,310
1.70% -
2013
$21,930
-1.23% -
2012
$22,200
- -

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 $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
$30,070
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$29,440
Punta Gorda
$27,820
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$27,570
Tallahassee
$26,200
Jacksonville
$25,410
Palm Coast
$24,930
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$24,620
Port St Lucie
$24,100
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$23,650
Gainesville
$23,430
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$23,250
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$23,130
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$23,120
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$23,030
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$23,020
Ocala
$22,700
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$22,480
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$21,690
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$21,480
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$21,240
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$21,130
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$21,060
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$20,360
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$19,240
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$19,060




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