Average Graduate Assistant Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Graduate Assistant is $13.77.
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $21
$246 - $6,104
Total Pay
$14,344 - $40,234

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Popular Skills for Graduate Assistant

Skills in Microsoft Office, Research Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Graduate Assistant

An entry-level Graduate Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.52 based on 19 salaries. An early career Graduate Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.49 based on 140 salaries. A mid-career Graduate Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Graduate Assistant in their job title in Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Monterey, California (5.6% less).

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