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Teacher Assistant Salary in the Industry of Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

The salary statistics and trend of teacher assistants in the industry of research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare teacher assistant salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,190
25th Percentile Wage
$23,060
50th Percentile Wage
$33,240
75th Percentile Wage
$41,500
90th Percentile Wage
$48,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for teacher assistants in the industry of research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) teacher assistants is $48,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent teacher assistants is $20,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of teacher assistants in the industry of Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$33,240
-3.76% 8.00%
2016
$34,490
0.43% -
2015
$34,340
9.52% -
2014
$31,070
7.31% -
2013
$28,800
-6.18% -
2012
$30,580
- -

Table 3. Compare Teacher Assistant Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of teacher assistants in five industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of teacher assistants in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$40,800
Scientific Research and Development Services
$34,960
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$33,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,680
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$25,420

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