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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Teacher assistants and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Teacher assistants, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Teacher assistants, by average wage, is Amusement & Recreation. Teacher assistants are paid most in Gilroy, Morgan Hill & San Jose (South) Cities PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway PUMA, NY.


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Demographic information on Teacher assistants in the US. The average age of male Teacher assistants in the workforce is 38.2 and of female Teacher assistants is 43.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Teacher assistants is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Teacher assistants from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Teacher assistants is Education but a relatively high number of Teacher assistants hold a major in Science Technologies.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Teacher assistants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Teacher assistants need many skills, but most especially Learning Strategies, Active Listening, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Teacher assistants need more than the average amount of Learning Strategies, Technology Design, and Instructing.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Teacher assistants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Teacher assistants are expected to see a growth of 8.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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