Graduate Assistant

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October 30, 2016

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Graduate Assistant Job Description

Graduate Teaching Assistants Assist department chairperson, faculty members, or other professional staff members in college or university by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as laboratory research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed.

Graduate Assistant Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Graduate Assistant is $20960 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $40712. The lowest salary reported was $10351. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Graduate Assistant is $10.42 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $20.24. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $5.15. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Graduate Assistant are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Graduate Assistant. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
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These are the highest paying cities for a Graduate Assistant. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Honolulu, Hawaii –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Graduate Assistant from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $20960 while in 2007 it was just $19437.93

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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41%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 59% of Graduate Assistants were males while 41% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

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