Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary
The average pay for a Graduate Teaching Assistant is $18,637 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
|Salary||$11,968 - $32,095|
|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).)
|$12,198 - $36,120|
|Hourly Rate||$9.79 - $24.83|
|Total Pay (||$12,198 - $36,120|
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.Read More...
Close attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to take initiative are very important in this position. These assistants generally have bachelor's degrees and are pursuing graduate studies while working. Of course, they usually assist professors and faculty in the field in which they are earning their master's or doctorate degree.
Working hours for this position are generally class hours, and some night- or weekend-work may occasionally be necessary to create reports or grade homework/tests. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Graduate Teaching Assistant Tasks
- Work under a senior faculty member to instruct introductory or lower-level classes.
- Maintain regular hours for student mentoring and tutoring.
- Prepare teaching materials for presentations and lectures.
- Prepare homework assignments and administer quizzes and tests.
Graduate Teaching Assistant Job Listings
Related Job Salaries
Key Stats for Graduate Teaching Assistant
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.