Teacher Assistants


Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher or another professional has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Elementary And Secondary Schools
  2. Child Day Care Services
  3. Religious Organizations
  4. Colleges And Universities

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 14,020 16,540.00 12,820.00 18,410.00 15,500 12,690 16,900
Columbia MSA 290 15,280.00 12,980.00 16,420.00 14,450 12,950 15,200
St Louis MSA 7,000 18,150.00 13,080.00 20,690.00 19,129 13,220 22,083
Central Region* 1,330 14,947.00 12,763.00 16,039.00 13,918 12,834 14,460
Northwest Region* 570 15,549.00 12,938.00 16,854.00 14,558 12,909 15,382
South Central Region* 520 13,951.00 12,662.00 14,595.00 15,812 12,742 17,347
Southwest Region* 1,130 14,645.00 12,416.00 15,759.00 16,053 12,952 17,604
St. Louis City* 790 18,476.00 13,876.00 20,776.00 18,641 13,741 21,091
West Central Region* 760 14,523.00 12,945.00 15,312.00 16,037 12,433 17,838

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 13,890 17,190 3,300 23.76 620 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 6,230 7,740 1,510 24.24 281 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 6,070 7,460 1,390 22.90 265 Outstanding
Central Region* 1,650 2,030 380 23.03 72 Great
Northeast Region* 600 740 140 23.33 27 Outstanding
Northwest Region* 720 880 160 22.22 15 Great
Ozark Region* 1,000 1,310 310 31.00 52 Outstanding
South Central Region* 540 670 130 24.07 25 Outstanding
Southeast Region* 990 1,220 230 23.23 44 Outstanding
Southwest Region* 670 810 140 20.90 29 Outstanding
West Central Region* 630 770 140 22.22 27 Outstanding

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teaching Assistants/Aides, Other (NEW)