Education support staff are paid very low wages: Weekly median wages of all workers and K–12 public education support workers

Median weekly wage
All workers (economywide) $790 
Food service workers $331 
Bus drivers $493 
Teaching assistants $507 
School custodians $575 

Notes: Weekly wages in 2020 dollars.

Source: EPI analysis of 2014–2019 pooled Current Population Survey microdata.

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