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Teacher Assistants in Nebraska

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Teacher Assistants in Nebraska

Is Nebraska a good place for you to work as a Teacher Assistant?

6.9% Jobs Projection
$26,120 Median Salary
1,340 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Teacher Assistants in Nebraska are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Teacher Assistants in Nebraska is growing faster than average.

  • Teacher Assistants in Nebraska earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Teacher Assistants Work in Nebraska?

11,040 people worked as Teacher Assistants in 2018 in this state.

There were 10,860 Teacher Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Teacher Assistants in NE Employment Trend

The typical state has 19,390 Teacher Assistants working in it, which means Nebraska has fewer Teacher Assistants than average.

Teacher Assistants in NE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Teacher Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 6.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.4%.

Job Projections for Teacher Assistants: Nation vs. NE

Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,340 annual job openings, and 12,950 total jobs in 2026 for Teacher Assistants in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 147,900 annual jobs and 1,417,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Teacher Assistants Make in Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Teacher Assistants ranged from $20,060 to $32,030 with $26,120 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Nebraska is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Teacher Assistants Earnings: NE vs. National Average

Top Nebraska 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
Lincoln, NE 1,560 $27,650
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 890 $24,020
Grand Island, NE 400 $27,330

Top States for Teacher Assistants Employment

View the list below to see where most Teacher Assistants work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 167,950 $34,580
New York 123,960 $29,090
Texas 88,700 $22,000
Illinois 60,630 $26,290
New Jersey 55,130 $27,190
Florida 50,440 $23,370
Pennsylvania 46,610 $25,350
Ohio 40,710 $25,950
Massachusetts 38,770 $32,780
Washington 37,810 $34,430
Georgia 37,150 $19,530
Michigan 35,700 $26,240
Minnesota 34,800 $31,380
North Carolina 31,090 $23,380
Virginia 31,030 $25,650
Indiana 26,450 $22,810
Arizona 25,540 $23,990
Wisconsin 25,070 $29,250
Connecticut 22,930 $32,870
Tennessee 22,240 $23,740

Below are the states where Teacher Assistants get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $39,080
California $34,580
Washington $34,430
District of Columbia $34,400
Maine $32,900
Connecticut $32,870
North Dakota $32,840
Massachusetts $32,780
Oregon $32,140
Rhode Island $31,750


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