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 cities 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,210
25th Percentile Wage
$17,320
50th Percentile Wage
$19,170
75th Percentile Wage
$23,480
90th Percentile Wage
$29,030

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 $29,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,210.

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 Georgia 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
201619,1700.94%2.14%
201518,9900.21%-
201418,9501.06%-
201318,750-0.05%-
201218,760--

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 $17,800 to $23,820. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $23,820. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Hinesville-Fort Stewart (mean annual salary $21,000). The lowest paying area is Valdosta with a median annual salary of $17,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$23,820
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$21,000
Savannah
$20,580
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$20,550
Gainesville
$19,810
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,650
Athens-Clarke County
$18,640
Columbus
$18,500
Rome
$18,450
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,380
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,310
Macon
$18,260
Albany
$18,120
Warner Robins
$18,070
Dalton
$18,000
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$17,920
Valdosta
$17,800


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