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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Illinois

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,420
25th Percentile Wage
$19,910
50th Percentile Wage
$25,780
75th Percentile Wage
$33,220
90th Percentile Wage
$38,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $38,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,420.

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 Illinois 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
201625,7800.31%16.02%
201525,7003.04%-
201424,92010.03%-
201322,4203.43%-
201221,650--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Illinois ranges from $19,860 to $37,780. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Illinois is Decatur with a median annual salary of $37,780. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $28,040). The lowest paying area is Bloomington-Normal with a median annual salary of $19,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$37,780
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$28,040
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$27,110
Kankakee-Bradley
$25,350
Danville
$23,630
Rockford
$23,390
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$23,040
Springfield
$22,010
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$21,960
Peoria
$21,340
Champaign-Urbana
$20,660
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$20,330
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$20,110
Bloomington-Normal
$19,860



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