Graduate Assistant Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Graduate Assistant is $20,018 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Microsoft Word. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Graduate Assistant Total Pay (?
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$12,032 - $31,785
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MEDIAN: $20,018
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Graduate Assistant Total Pay (?
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$7.89 - $21.24
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$12,032 - $31,785  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,231  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$12,580 - $35,793  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.89 - $21.24  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,231  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$12,580 - $35,793  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Experience Affects Graduate Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$21,000

Skills That Affect Graduate Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 37%
Project Management
up arrow 37%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
National Average
$21,000

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Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 48%
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