Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for teacher assistants in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of teacher assistants amongst Iowa 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,130
25th Percentile Wage
$19,580
50th Percentile Wage
$24,440
75th Percentile Wage
$28,680
90th Percentile Wage
$31,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $31,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,130.

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 Iowa 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
201624,4406.10%12.03%
201522,9502.40%-
201422,4002.81%-
201321,7701.24%-
201221,500--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Iowa ranges from $20,950 to $27,820. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $27,820. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $26,210). The lowest paying area is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $20,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$27,820
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$26,210
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$24,790
Dubuque
$24,480
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$24,090
Iowa City
$23,840
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$23,750
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$23,710
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$22,660
Ames
$21,850
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$20,950


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