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Highest Paying Cities for Teacher Assistants

The top 100 highest paying cities for teacher assistants (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of teacher assistants in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $52,890, Fairbanks, Alaska is the highest paying city for teacher assistants. It is followed by Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska (average annual salary $39,830). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of teacher assistants in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Teacher Assistants

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Fairbanks, Alaska
$52,890
420
2 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$39,830
580
3 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$39,270
2,010
4 Decatur, Illinois
$38,890
240
5 Anchorage, Alaska
$38,880
1,790
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$37,700
5,570
7 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$37,550
13,340
8 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$37,250
7,300
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$36,730
18,650
10 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$36,330
12,110
11 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$36,020
410
12 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$35,980
190
13 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$35,730
1,520
14 Waterbury, Connecticut
$35,720
1,200
15 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$35,650
1,160
16 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$35,610
13,110
17 San Rafael, USA
$35,460
970
18 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$35,300
16,790
19 El Centro, California
$35,280
710
20 Modesto, California
$35,280
2,970
21 Bend, Oregon
$35,240
500
22 Carson City, Nevada
$35,230
170
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$35,110
52,680
24 Yuba City, California
$34,560
780
25 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$34,490
810
26 Bismarck, North Dakota
$34,460
910
27 Nashua, New Hampshire
$34,400
1,950
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$34,300
39,330
29 Tacoma, Washington
$34,280
3,680
30 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$34,250
910
31 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$34,230
820
32 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$34,200
2,000
33 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$34,120
11,330
34 Napa, California
$34,050
540
35 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$33,910
2,290
36 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$33,790
1,660
37 Bellingham, Washington
$33,710
1,160
38 Olympia, Washington
$33,660
1,380
39 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$33,530
2,720
40 Casper, Wyoming
$33,450
360
41 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$33,370
540
42 St Cloud, Minnesota
$33,300
1,160
43 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$33,290
820
44 Salem, Oregon
$33,250
2,400
45 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$33,250
1,160
46 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$33,170
10,060
47 Dover-Durham, USA
$33,130
880
48 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$32,960
4,700
49 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$32,950
1,490
50 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$32,780
19,330
51 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$32,770
180
52 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$32,770
13,440
53 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$32,770
780
54 Lewiston-Auburn, Maine
$32,610
920
55 Boulder, Colorado
$32,580
1,240
56 Springfield, Massachusetts
$32,570
4,730
57 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$32,470
1,110
58 Stockton, California
$32,410
2,600
59 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$32,300
1,880
60 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$32,280
1,040
61 Salinas, California
$32,170
1,940
62 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$32,070
1,610
63 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$32,020
19,710
64 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$32,000
3,050
65 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$31,770
1,480
66 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$31,720
670
67 Peabody, Massachusetts
$31,700
780
68 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$31,590
1,780
69 Dover, Delaware
$31,530
730
70 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$31,430
14,620
71 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$31,420
18,700
72 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$31,420
690
73 Yakima, Washington
$31,210
1,810
74 Bangor, Maine
$31,150
760
75 Worcester, Massachusetts
$31,120
4,050
76 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$31,100
25,830
77 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$31,080
6,870
78 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$30,980
720
79 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$30,930
1,770
80 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$30,920
3,510
81 Rochester, Minnesota
$30,900
1,200
82 Corvallis, Oregon
$30,890
470
83 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$30,890
870
84 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$30,890
660
85 Fargo, North Dakota
$30,860
1,760
86 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$30,840
560
87 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$30,800
550
88 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$30,790
480
89 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$30,770
1,980
90 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$30,620
1,210
91 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$30,610
22,490
92 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$30,600
2,390
93 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$30,600
910
94 Visalia-Porterville, California
$30,540
2,250
95 Grand Forks, North Dakota
$30,520
730
96 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$30,510
190
97 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$30,500
10,030
98 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$30,480
520
99 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$30,470
350
100 Racine, Wisconsin
$30,410
740
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