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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for teacher assistants in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of teacher assistants among Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Teacher Assistants in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,240
25th Percentile Wage
$20,120
50th Percentile Wage
$26,150
75th Percentile Wage
$34,600
90th Percentile Wage
$46,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of teacher assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,150
0.61% 13.50%
2016
$25,990
4.42% -
2015
$24,840
4.67% -
2014
$23,680
4.22% -
2013
$22,680
0.26% -
2012
$22,620
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Virginia ranges from $17,990 to $27,450. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $27,450. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (mean annual salary $26,860). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $17,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$27,450
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$26,860
Richmond
$25,740
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$23,100
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$21,080
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$20,890
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$20,770
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$20,170
Roanoke
$19,160
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$18,910
Harrisonburg
$18,790
Lynchburg
$18,740
Danville
$17,990




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