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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in South Dakota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,950
25th Percentile Wage
$20,440
50th Percentile Wage
$22,960
75th Percentile Wage
$25,830
90th Percentile Wage
$29,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $29,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $22,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,950.

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 South Dakota 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
201622,9602.79%4.83%
201522,3202.73%-
201421,710-1.57%-
201322,0500.91%-
201221,850--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in South Dakota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of South Dakota ranges from $21,680 to $25,970. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in South Dakota is Sioux City with a median annual salary of $25,970. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Rapid City (mean annual salary $23,350). The lowest paying area is Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $21,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sioux City
$25,970
Rapid City
$23,350
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$23,190
Sioux Falls
$22,990
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$22,810
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$21,680


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