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.

$12,172 - $30,597
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$20K
$31K
MEDIAN: $19,799
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$9.81 - $69.04
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MEDIAN: $12.21
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$0$37K
Salary $12,172 - $30,597
Total Pay (?
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$12,686 - $37,130
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $9.81 - $69.04
Overtime $22.96
Annual Data $0$37K
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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$12,686 - $37,130
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Graduate Teaching Assistant


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Key Stats for Graduate Teaching Assistant

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Graduate Teaching Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Graduate Teaching Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲2%

National Average
$21,000

Teaching
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 42%