Pennsylvania Teacher Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Teacher Assistants in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Teacher Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Altoona and Reading
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pittsburgh, Scranton and Harrisburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Teacher Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: State College, Philadelphia and Scranton

Schools for Teacher Assistants in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Teaching Assistant Training Schools in Pennsylvania

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: M.Ed. - Teaching and Learning, MA Teaching: Middle Grades, M.Ed. Teaching & Learning: History, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Certificate

St. Thomas University offers fully online business and education graduate degrees built on a 50-year tradition of scholastic excellence, community leadership, and faith-focused values.

  • Programs: M.S. in TESOL
  • Degrees: Master

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni make a real difference in the world.

  • Programs: Doctor of Education in Organizatonal Leadership - Higher Education Track, Doctor of Education in Organizatonal Leadership, Doctor of Education in Organizatonal Leadership - Conflict Resolution Track
  • Degrees: Doctorate

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master in Ministry, Bachelor of Arts in Ministry Leadership, Master of Education - Data Driven Instruction , more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate, Certificate

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: General Education - Doctor of Education, MEd - Reading Education, E-Learning - EdS, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
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More Pennsylvania Teaching Assistant Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Cedar Crest College Allentown Masters 1,888
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown Associate 1,358
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Teacher Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Teacher Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Teacher Assistants relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Altoona 350 $22030 0.67
Gettysburg 0 $22270 0
Harrisburg 2370 $21900 0.85
Carlisle 2370 $21900 0.85
Bloomsburg 300 $21940 0.8
Berwick 300 $21940 0.8
Johnstown 420 $21910 0.86
Chambersburg 520 $22120 1.03
Waynesboro 520 $22120 1.03
East Stroudsburg 670 $23830 1.36
Erie 1160 $24760 1.02
Pittsburgh 8500 $22380 0.84
Reading 1830 $24100 1.2
Lancaster 1700 $26110 0.82
Lebanon 310 $21840 0.72
Scranton 2110 $24480 0.92
Wilkes 2110 $24480 0.92
Barre 2110 $24480 0.92
Hazleton 2110 $24480 0.92
State College 560 $18370 0.94
Williamsport 430 $20410 0.91
York 1900 $21900 1.21
Hanover 1900 $21900 1.21
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