Career Outlook for Teacher Assistants

Also known as:  Basic Skills Improvement Program Instructional Aide, Classroom Aide, Educational Assistant Teacher, Gifted and Talented Student Education Aide, Instructional Aide, Instructional Assistant, Learning Support Aide, Paraeducator, Public Health Training Assistant, Reading Aide
The overall job outlook for Teacher Assistant careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 0.53 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.09 percent per year. Demand for Teacher Assistants is expected to go up, with an expected 198,220 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.98 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Teacher Assistants in the following states
California 158,430
New York 122,420
Texas 86,550
Pennsylvania 48,800
New Jersey 44,050
Florida 42,040
Illinois 40,660
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Teacher Assistants
Virgin Islands 410
Delaware 2,170
Montana 3,290
District of Columbia 3,490
West Virginia 3,760
Wyoming 3,890
South Dakota 4,070