Teacher Assistants in Iowa
Is Iowa a good place for you to work as a Teacher Assistant?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Teacher Assistants in Iowa are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Teacher Assistants in Iowa is growing faster than average.
Teacher Assistants in Iowa earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Teacher Assistants Work in Iowa?
There were approximately 19,890 workers employed as Teacher Assistants in this state in 2018.
There were 19,440 Teacher Assistants employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 450 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,390 Teacher Assistants working in it, which means Iowa has more Teacher Assistants than average.
Job Projections for Iowa
Jobs for Teacher Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 8.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.4%.
Iowa Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 1,930 annual Teacher Assistants job openings in Iowa, and 18,540 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 147,900 annual jobs and 1,417,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Teacher Assistants Make in Iowa?
In 2018 wages for Teacher Assistants ranged from $17,560 to $33,710 with $25,240 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Iowa is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Iowa Metros for Teacher Assistants
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Teacher Assistants.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA||4,730||$26,300|
|Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA||4,190||$26,300|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||1,690||$26,530|
|Cedar Rapids, IA||1,390||$28,130|
|Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA||1,200||$26,180|
|Sioux City, IA-NE-SD||890||$24,020|
|Iowa City, IA||620||$27,560|
Top States for Teacher Assistants Employment
The table below shows the states where most Teacher Assistants work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Teacher Assistants get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$34,400|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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