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Teacher Assistants

in Massachusetts

Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services. Excludes "Graduate Teaching Assistants" (25-1191).

Occupation Projection for Teacher Assistants

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
259041  Teacher Assistants 34,764 38,300 3,536 10.17 % 2,005 1,667 354 4,026 Some college, no degree 

Teacher Assistants Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    30,240  87 % 33,680  88 % 3,440  11 % $33,960
Educational Services    30,240  87 % 33,680  88 % 3,440  11 % $33,960
Health Care and Social Assistance    4,070  12 % 4,130  11 % 60  2 % $28,080
Social Assistance    3,790  11 % 3,820  10 % 30  1 % $28,000
Other Services (except Government)    390  1 % 420  1 % 30  7 % $28,200
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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