Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,550
25th Percentile Wage
$18,220
50th Percentile Wage
$21,630
75th Percentile Wage
$26,500
90th Percentile Wage
$31,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $31,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $21,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,550.

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 Texas 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
201621,6304.35%10.12%
201520,6903.96%-
201419,8702.06%-
201319,4600.10%-
201219,440--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Texas ranges from $18,310 to $24,100. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Texas is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $24,100. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is El Paso (mean annual salary $23,770). The lowest paying area is Wichita Falls with a median annual salary of $18,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$24,100
El Paso
$23,770
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$23,740
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$23,740
Corpus Christi
$23,700
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$23,570
Amarillo
$23,230
San Angelo
$22,550
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$22,430
Waco
$22,140
Tyler
$22,010
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$21,500
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$21,500
Sherman-Denison
$21,060
Texarkana-Texarkana
$20,500
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$20,060
Lubbock
$19,820
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,550
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$19,310
Fort Worth-Arlington
$19,300
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,200
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,030
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$18,880
Midland
$18,790
College Station-Bryan
$18,740
Longview
$18,690
Abilene
$18,480
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$18,410
Wichita Falls
$18,310


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