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Teacher Assistants in Texas

Want to work in Texas as a Teacher Assistant? Read this first!

19.9% Jobs Projection
$22,000 Median Salary
11,100 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Teacher Assistants Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 88,700 Teacher Assistants working in the state.

There were 86,820 Teacher Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,880 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Teacher Assistants in TX Employment Trend

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

Teacher Assistants in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Teacher Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 19.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.4%.

Job Projections for Teacher Assistants: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 11,100 annual Teacher Assistants job openings in Texas, and 102,030 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Teacher Assistants ranged from $16,690 to $31,690 with $22,000 being the median annual salary.

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

Teacher Assistants Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 20,130 $21,720
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 20,120 $22,760
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 7,170 $23,830
Austin-Round Rock, TX 6,010 $24,670
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 3,200 $22,790
El Paso, TX 2,700 $24,520
Killeen-Temple, TX 1,920 $21,870
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 1,820 $19,680
Corpus Christi, TX 1,480 $25,380
Laredo, TX 1,230 $28,720
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 1,180 $19,050
Lubbock, TX 1,170 $19,450
Waco, TX 1,000 $21,950
College Station-Bryan, TX 880 $18,690
Amarillo, TX 860 $18,600
Tyler, TX 830 $22,710
Longview, TX 820 $21,300
Abilene, TX 620 $22,100
Wichita Falls, TX 600 $18,930
Texarkana, TX-AR 550 $20,780
Victoria, TX 440 $22,670
Sherman-Denison, TX 400 $21,240
Odessa, TX 390 $19,330
San Angelo, TX 390 $18,590
Midland, TX 290 $22,320

Top States for Teacher Assistants Employment

The table below shows the states 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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