The average salary for a Graduate Teaching Assistant is $19,676.
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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. Close attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to take initiative are very important …Read more
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.
Oral / Verbal Communication
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.
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