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Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Graduate Teaching Assistant is $19,266 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$12,518 - $29,299
(Median)
$13K
$19K
$29K
MEDIAN: $19,266
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$9.80 - $24.19
(Median)
$9
$13
$24
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$12,518 - $29,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$14,063 - $31,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $24.19  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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).
)
$14,063 - $31,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate teaching assistants are responsible for teaching-related duties and assisting other faculty members, such as professors and heads of academic departments. They often assist in developing exams, grading homework and tests, assigning study materials to students, and recording grades. They may occasionally lead classes and disseminate information and material as professors do.

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Graduate Teaching Assistant Tasks

  • Prepare teaching materials for presentations and lectures.
  • Prepare homework assignments and administer quizzes and tests.
  • Work under a senior faculty member to instruct introductory or lower-level classes.
  • Maintain regular hours for student mentoring and tutoring.

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Experience Affects Graduate Teaching Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Graduate Teaching Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$21,000

Teaching
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 34%
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