Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Maine

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,000
25th Percentile Wage
$27,840
50th Percentile Wage
$33,020
75th Percentile Wage
$38,840
90th Percentile Wage
$45,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,000.

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 Maine 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
201633,0202.03%10.60%
201532,3505.81%-
201430,4701.61%-
201329,9801.53%-
201229,520--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Maine ranges from $30,590 to $35,280. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $35,280. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Bangor (mean annual salary $32,440). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$35,280
Bangor
$32,440
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$31,980
Lewiston-Auburn
$31,920
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$30,590



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