Teacher Assistant & Aides

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2020
1,785
growing 12.6%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$4,230
growing 11.3%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$25,938
declining 0.146%
Average Wage
$56,900
growing 1.95%
People in Workforce
5.06M
growing 0.263%
Average Employee Age
46.2
declining 0.0969%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Teacher Assistant & Aides degree recipients are New York, NY, Indianapolis city (balance), IN, and Bayamón, PR. The locations with a relatively high number of Teacher Assistant & Aides degree recipients are Kalifornsky, AK, Poway, CA, and Woodward, OK. The most common degree awarded to students studying Teacher Assistant & Aides is a associates degree.

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Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Teacher Assistant & Aides and the types of students that study this field. CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College awards the most degrees in Teacher Assistant & Aides in the US, but Poway Adult School and CUNY Hostos Community College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Teacher Assistant & Aides.

Tuition costs for Teacher Assistant & Aides majors are, on average, $4,230 for in-state public colleges, and $25,938 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Teacher Assistant & Aides programs are Public, 2-year institutions (159 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 2-year (1,403 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Teacher Assistant & Aides

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Teacher Assistant & Aides, is Public, 2-year (1,403 completions).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$4,230
Median In-State Public
$25,938
Median Out of State Private

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College has the most Teacher Assistant & Aides degree recipients, with 167 degrees awarded in 2020.

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Specialized Colleges

Highest Concentration Institution
  1. 21.1%
  2. 8.04%
  3. 7.69%

Out of all institutions that offer Teacher Assistant & Aides programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Poway Adult School has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Teacher Assistant & Aides, with 21.1%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Teacher Assistant & Aides

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Education graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Education majors is $56,900 and the most common occupations are Elementary & middle school teachers, Secondary school teachers, and Education administrators.

The industry that employs the most Education majors is Elementary & secondary schools, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing.

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$56,900
Average Wage in Workforce
± $528
1.95%
1 Year Growth
± 1.29%

The average salary for Education majors is $56,900 and the most common occupations are Elementary & middle school teachers, Secondary school teachers, and Education administrators.

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Highest Paying Locations

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Most Common

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The most common occupations Education majors, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers, Secondary school teachers, and Education administrators.

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Education majors working as Elementary & middle school teachers, Special education teachers, and Secondary school teachers.

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Highest Paid

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The highest paid occupations by median income for Education majors are Physicians, Surgeons, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians.

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Occupations by Share

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5.06M
2020 Workforce
± 54,278
0.263%
1 Year Growth
± 1.51%

The number of Education graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 0.263%, from 5.05M in 2019 to 5.06M in 2020.

The largest single share of Education graduates go on to work as Elementary & middle school teachers (35.7%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Education by share of the total number of graduates.

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Teacher Assistant & Aides is from the 2 Digit Course Education.
5.06M
2020 Workforce
± 54,278
0.263%
1 Year Growth
± 1.51%

The number of Education graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 0.263%, from 5.05M in 2019 to 5.06M in 2020.

The industry which employs the most Education graduates by share is Elementary & secondary schools, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Education.

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Specialty Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Education majors.

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Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Education in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Education is 46.2.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Associates Degree. Female employees are more likely to hold Education degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Education (760 students).

Workforce Age

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46.2
Average Age in 2020
± 0.149 Years
0.0969%
1 Year Change
± 0.455%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Education. The most common ages of employees with this major are 47 and 36 years old, which represent 2.63% and 2.44% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Teacher Assistant & Aides are Associates Degree, 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate, and Bachelors Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

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The most common degree types held by the working population in Education are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (92%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    760 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    620 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    213 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Teacher Assistant & Aides for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    297 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    236 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    123 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Associates Degree recipients in Teacher Assistant & Aides. Hispanic or Latino Female students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Teacher Assistant & Aides is from the 2 Digit Course Education.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Mexico
    52,077 degree recipients
  2. Philippines
    33,763 degree recipients
  3. Cuba
    22,366 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. South Central Asia, not specified
    3.72 times more than expected
  2. Tanzania
    3.55 times more than expected
  3. St Vincent & the Grenadines
    3.06 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in South Central Asia, not specified that hold Education degrees (3.72 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Mexico (52,077 degree recipients).

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