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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,110
25th Percentile Wage
$16,990
50th Percentile Wage
$18,470
75th Percentile Wage
$20,940
90th Percentile Wage
$27,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $27,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,110.

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 Puerto Rico 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
201618,4701.52%3.52%
201518,190-0.71%-
201418,3201.42%-
201318,0601.33%-
201217,820--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $17,950 to $23,060. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Puerto Rico is Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1 with a median annual salary of $23,060. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Guayama (mean annual salary $18,790). The lowest paying area is Mayaguez with a median annual salary of $17,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1
$23,060
Guayama
$18,790
Fajardo
$18,650
Yauco
$18,490
Ponce
$18,450
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$18,450
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$18,410
Mayaguez
$17,950


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