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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,240
25th Percentile Wage
$18,850
50th Percentile Wage
$23,000
75th Percentile Wage
$28,810
90th Percentile Wage
$35,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $35,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,240.

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 Missouri 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
201623,0000.48%7.04%
201522,8903.41%-
201422,1102.35%-
201321,5900.97%-
201221,380--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Missouri ranges from $18,900 to $25,940. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $25,940. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $24,050). The lowest paying area is Joplin with a median annual salary of $18,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$25,940
Kansas City
$24,050
Jefferson City
$21,900
Columbia
$21,670
Springfield
$21,240
St Joseph
$20,680
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$20,500
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$20,310
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$20,260
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$20,000
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$19,430
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$19,290
Joplin
$18,900



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