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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,210
25th Percentile Wage
$17,340
50th Percentile Wage
$19,240
75th Percentile Wage
$23,030
90th Percentile Wage
$27,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $27,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,240. 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 Louisiana 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
201619,2400.62%2.49%
201519,1201.36%-
201418,8600.48%-
201318,7700.05%-
201218,760--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Louisiana ranges from $17,960 to $23,770. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $23,770. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Shreveport-Bossier City (mean annual salary $19,300). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $17,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$23,770
Shreveport-Bossier City
$19,300
Baton Rouge
$19,220
Lafayette
$18,950
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$18,880
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$18,430
Lake Charles
$18,100
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$18,030
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$17,980
Monroe
$17,960


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