Research and Teaching Assistant Salary (United States)

A Research and Teaching Assistant earns an average salary of $34,510 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Research and Teaching Assistant Total Pay (?
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$16,325 - $51,118
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MEDIAN: $34,509
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Research and Teaching Assistant Total Pay (?
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$8.17 - $24.09
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$16,325 - $51,118  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,001  
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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$17,442 - $50,725  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.17 - $24.09  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,001  
   
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).
)
$17,442 - $50,725  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Research and Teaching Assistant

  • Answer student and research participant questions to explain logistics and concepts.
  • Support grading, syllabus creation and modification, and course websites.
  • Collect data, identify literature sources, and write up research findings.
  • Complete trainings and follow university regulations and protocols.

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Experience Affects Research and Teaching Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 59%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 31%
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