The average salary for a Graduate Assistant is $20,558 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Graduate Assistant Total Pay (?
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$12,126 - $30,728
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MEDIAN: $20,557
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Graduate Assistant Total Pay (?
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$7.48 - $21.24
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$12,126 - $30,728  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,384  
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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$12,469 - $34,419  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.48 - $21.24  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,384  
   
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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$12,469 - $34,419  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Experience Affects Graduate Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$22,000

Skills That Affect Graduate Assistant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 37%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 36%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%
National Average
$22,000
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Gender
Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 41%
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