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Graduate Assistant Salary

$35,376 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$534

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Graduate Assistant is $35,376 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Graduate Assistant is between $26,992 and $42,287. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Graduate Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assists department chairperson, faculty members or other professional staff members in college or university, by performing any combination of following duties: assists in library, develops teaching materials, such as syllabi and visual aids, assists in laboratory or field research, prepares and gives examinations, assists in student conferences, grades examinations and papers, and teaches lower-level courses.
  • May be designated by duties performed, or equipment operated.
Graduate Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Graduate Teaching Assistants

Job family population: 131,490

Estimated population of Graduate Assistant jobs: N/A

Rate of error: 3.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,011
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Graduate Assistant Job Listings for United States

Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership
Nov 23
Portland, United States
Lewis & Clark College
Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership Graduate School of Education and Counseling Lewis & Clark College The Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College invites ...
Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Business Analytics - BUSAD139Spring2020
Nov 14
Moraga, United States
Saint Mary's College of California
Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Business Analytics - BUSAD139Spring2020 Location: Moraga ... As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate ...
Term Assistant Professor of General Business
Nov 20
Palmer, United States
University of Alaska
Term Assistant Professor of General Business Apply nowJob no:513981 Classification:Term Assistant ... Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their graduate-level academic coursework and ...
Assistant Professor in Computer Science & Engineering
Nov 13
Merced, CA, USA
University of California, Merced
... Assistant Professor level beginning in the 2020/2021 academic year. Priority will be given to ... With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students ( UC Merced provides outstanding educational ...
Assistant Professor of Econometrics
Sep 11
Amherst, MA, USA
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Assistant Professor of Econometrics Apply now Job no: 502671 Work type: Faculty Full Time Location ... Candidates are expected to have the training necessary to teach graduate level econometrics

The average pay for a Graduate Assistant is $35,376 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Graduate Assistant is between $26,992 and $42,287. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Graduate Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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