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How much does a Graduate Teaching Assistant make in the United States?

Average Graduate Teaching Assistant Yearly Salary in the United States

Graduate Teaching Assistants earn a median salary of $34,240 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,340 and go up to $55,080.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

21%
Full-Time
79%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
293
RATINGS
Graduate Teaching Assistants average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Graduate Teaching Assistants in the 24th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Graduate Teaching Assistant Earnings by Seniority

Top End Graduate Teaching Assistant Earnings

The highest earning Graduate Teaching Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $55,080
per year
Senior Graduate Teaching Assistant Earnings

Senior Graduate Teaching Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $44,740
per year
Experienced Graduate Teaching Assistant Earnings

Experienced Graduate Teaching Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $34,240
per year
Junior Graduate Teaching Assistant Earnings

Junior Graduate Teaching Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $24,310
per year
Starting Graduate Teaching Assistant Earnings

Starting Graduate Teaching Assistants in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $18,340
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Graduate Teaching Assistant salary comparison

Graduate Teaching Assistants earn less than 77% percent of Education & Childcare careers. Graduate Teaching Assistant salaries are in the bottom 90% of all careers in the United States.

Principal Salary $92k
School Psychologist Salary $73k
Music Teacher Salary $68k
Special Education Teacher Salary $59k
High School Teacher Salary $58k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $55k
Health Educator Salary $53k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary $45k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary $34k
Teacher Assistant Salary $25k
Childcare Worker Salary $21k
Source:

Historical salary for Graduate Teaching Assistants in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Graduate Teaching Assistant salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Ohio - $44,200 # 1
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Utah - $45,870 # 2
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Washington - $51,200 # 3
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in North Carolina - $54,670 # 4
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in West Virginia - $44,270 # 5
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Nebraska - $45,040 # 6
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Mississippi - $45,550 # 7
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Oregon - $42,400 # 8
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Illinois - $44,810 # 9
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Hawaii - $42,770 # 10
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in South Carolina - $41,340 # 11
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Maryland - $42,620 # 12
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Massachusetts - $39,640 # 13
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Kansas - $42,830 # 14
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Indiana - $39,710 # 15
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in New York - $37,350 # 16
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania - $35,280 # 17
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Colorado - $36,540 # 18
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in New Jersey - $34,340 # 19
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Idaho - $36,040 # 20
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Michigan - $41,950 # 21
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Virginia - $35,540 # 22
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Oklahoma - $36,530 # 23
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Minnesota - $35,110 # 24
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Tennessee - $31,730 # 25
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in California - $32,820 # 26
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Missouri - $32,260 # 27
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Wisconsin - $30,510 # 28
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Texas - $30,610 # 29
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Kentucky - $20,930 # 30
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Iowa - $25,800 # 31
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Louisiana - $21,260 # 32
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Montana - $23,610 # 33
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Nevada - $19,140 # 34
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Georgia - $19,480 # 35
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Maine - $22,240 # 36
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in New Mexico - $19,270 # 37
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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