Salary for Graduate Teaching Assistants

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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 can expect an average salary ranging from 24000 and 36000 based on experience. Graduate Teaching Assistants can get a pay level of Thirty Nine Thousand Two Hundred dollars per year.

Graduate Teaching Assistants can receive the best compensation in Massachusetts, which has pay of about $47810.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 40.70 percent nationwide in that time.
Graduate Teaching Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $41,010
Educational Services $34,570
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $34,570
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $41,010