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Average School Teacher Assistant’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for School Teacher Assistants.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 4413.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: teacher’s aide, teaching assistant, lunch room supervisor, special programs aide and educational resources assistant.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia and Prince Edward Island at $25.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax, Nova Scotia at $16.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $35,000 – $55,000.
Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for School Teacher Assistants in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||15.36||23.00||29.54||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||18.00||22.75||28.81||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||18.70||25.00||30.00||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||15.00||22.00||26.88||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||19.63||24.54||34.70||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||11.55||16.00||22.19||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.00||22.00||32.69||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||14.00||21.98||35.47||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||14.00||23.00||27.97||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||14.00||23.80||29.00||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||17.92||25.00||29.00||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||17.00||20.00||22.00||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||16.31||21.00||25.25||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for occupations in care providers and educational, legal and public protection support occupations, which includes elementary and secondary school teacher assistants is $24.36. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $818, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $43,000.
There are over 98,000 school teacher assistants working in Canada.