Salary for Graduate Teaching Assistants

This occupation has now been updated to Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

Also known as:  Graduate Assistant, Graduate Fellow, Graduate Research Assistant, Graduate Student, Graduate Student Instructor (GSI), Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Research Assistant (RA), Teaching Assistant (TA), Teaching Fellow

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Graduate teaching assistants are students enrolled in graduate degree granting programs. Their role is to assist teachers by instructing lower level courses, correcting assignments, leading laboratory or fieldwork exercises, or developing teaching materials. A Bachelor's degree and current student status in a graduate program are requirements for this position.

A Graduate Teaching Assistant will normally receive a salary between $19,880 to $62,540 depending on tenure and industry expertise. usually receive an average salary of thirty-nine thousand four hundred and sixty dollars per annum.

obtain the highest pay in Connecticut, which has wages of close to about $56,630. People with this job title can receive the highest pay in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they receive average wages of $40,360.

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INDUSTRIES

Graduate Teaching Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,360
Educational Services
$39,520
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,010
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$34,060
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$32,110

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
$32,110
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$34,060
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,010
Educational Services
$39,520
Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,360