Average Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary

$19,676
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$4,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Graduate Teaching Assistant is $19,676.
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$12k
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$20k
90%
$31k
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$12k - $31k
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$0 - $5k
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$13k - $42k
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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.

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Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Public Speaking and Microsoft Office.

An entry-level Graduate Teaching Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18,378 based on 17 salaries. An early career Graduate Teaching Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19,516 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Graduate Teaching Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 14 salaries.

This data is based on 108 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.7%
Early Career
71.3%
Mid Career
13.0%