Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

4.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $17.43 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 27% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 6.4% by 2030
'Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary' was $36,250, or $17.43 hourly
'Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary' are paid 13.6% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 138,740 people employed as Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions by performing instructional support activities, such as developing teaching materials, leading discussion groups, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers.

SOC Code: 25-9044.00

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