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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,200
25th Percentile Wage
$20,870
50th Percentile Wage
$26,570
75th Percentile Wage
$33,960
90th Percentile Wage
$39,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,200.

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 New York 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
201626,5703.24%1.92%
201525,710-3.11%-
201426,5102.11%-
201325,950-0.42%-
201226,060--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of New York ranges from $19,900 to $29,290. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $29,290. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $27,980). The lowest paying area is Binghamton with a median annual salary of $19,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$29,290
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$27,980
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$27,540
Ithaca
$26,190
Syracuse
$25,870
Kingston
$25,800
Nassau-Suffolk
$25,750
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$24,140
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$23,500
Rochester
$23,270
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$22,790
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$22,770
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$22,260
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$22,020
Utica-Rome
$21,710
Glens Falls
$20,300
Elmira
$19,930
Binghamton
$19,900


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