Teaching Assistant Salary

The average salary for a Teaching Assistant in the UK is:

£16,085

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Working with individual, groups or whole classes we help the pupils during lessons, make resources, put up displays and much much more...

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Teaching Assistant Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £12,750.

The average salary in 2009 was £19,117, based on 38 respondents (a difference of 50% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £13,866, based on 62 respondents (a difference of -38% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £14,573, based on 44 respondents (a difference of 5% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £16,576, based on 25 respondents (a difference of 14% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Teaching Assistant based on all salary survey responses is: £14,294

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Teaching Assistant is £8.04.


Assorted Teaching Assistant Salary Information

SalaryLocationDate
£20,000South West22-January-19
£19,000South East27-March-18
£17,000North West20-April-16
£15,000London17-February-16
£15,500South East2-December-15
£14,500East of England23-November-15
£20,789Midlands30-April-15
£15,000Yorkshire and North East21-January-15
£16,830Midlands12-September-14
£15,662South West16-February-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Teaching Assistant salary data

Teaching Assistant Salary By UK Region

SalaryRegion
£19,842Midlands
£13,577East of England
£14,905South East
£16,894Wales
£18,744North West
£13,200South West
£14,784London
£12,000Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Teaching Assistant, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £12,064 for a worker in their 20s, £15,764 (30s), £18,659 (40s) and £18,659 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Teaching Assistant is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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