Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,250
25th Percentile Wage
$17,370
50th Percentile Wage
$19,240
75th Percentile Wage
$23,570
90th Percentile Wage
$29,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $29,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,250.

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
$19,240
0.36% 2.49%
2016
$19,170
0.94% -
2015
$18,990
0.21% -
2014
$18,950
1.06% -
2013
$18,750
-0.05% -
2012
$18,760
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Georgia ranges from $18,100 to $24,720. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $24,720. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $20,800). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $18,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$24,720
Savannah
$20,800
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$20,050
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$19,850
Gainesville
$19,480
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$19,180
Athens-Clarke County
$18,860
Columbus
$18,820
Rome
$18,730
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,680
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,420
Albany
$18,420
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,220
Dalton
$18,190
Valdosta
$18,130
Warner Robins
$18,120
Macon
$18,100




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