Graduate Assistant Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$18,141/yr
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Average$4,282
Range$251 - $19,095
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The national average salary for a Graduate Assistant is $18,141 in United States. Filter by location to see Graduate Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,154 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Graduate Assistant employees.

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NYU (New York University)
$17/hr
Range: $11 - $22
96 salaries
$17/hr
$11$22
University of Maryland
$21,873/yr
Range: $9K - $35K
77 salaries
$21,873/yr
$9K$35K
University of Connecticut
$24,256/yr
Range: $18K - $34K
43 salaries
$24,256/yr
$18K$34K
Polytechnic Institute of NYU
$12/hr
Range: $11 - $22
39 salaries
$12/hr
$11$22
Texas Tech University
$15/hr
Range: $11 - $19
38 salaries
$15/hr
$11$19
Rutgers University
$29,667/yr
Range: $26K - $35K
36 salaries
$29,667/yr
$26K$35K
Ball State University
$10,946/yr
Range: $8K - $17K
34 salaries
$10,946/yr
$8K$17K

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Southern Illinois University
$1,541/mo
Range: $1K - $2K
34 salaries
$1,541/mo
$1K$2K
LSU
$16,696/yr
Range: $10K - $24K
32 salaries
$16,696/yr
$10K$24K
University of Florida
$18,325/yr
Range: $11K - $48K
31 salaries
$18,325/yr
$11K$48K
Stevens Institute of Technology
$12/hr
Range: $10 - $16
31 salaries
$12/hr
$10$16
University of Maryland
$24,895/yr
Range: $11K - $33K
30 salaries
$24,895/yr
$11K$33K
University of Florida
$23,363/yr
Range: $13K - $33K
30 salaries
$23,363/yr
$13K$33K
Texas A&M University
$13/hr
Range: $9 - $24
29 salaries
$13/hr
$9$24
University of Illinois at Chicago
$23/hr
Range: $20 - $26
28 salaries
$23/hr
$20$26
Michigan State University
$23,742/yr
Range: $13K - $28K
28 salaries
$23,742/yr
$13K$28K
Penn State University
$20,016/yr
Range: $16K - $26K
25 salaries
$20,016/yr
$16K$26K
CSU Long Beach
$16/hr
Range: $12 - $18
23 salaries
$16/hr
$12$18
Penn State University
$24,551/yr
Range: $19K - $30K
23 salaries
$24,551/yr
$19K$30K
Michigan State University
$25,731/yr
Range: $20K - $43K
23 salaries
$25,731/yr
$20K$43K

Recent Salary Reports

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$21,000
per year
A Graduate Assistant in the Athens, GA Area area reported making $21,000 per year
Job Highlights
Athens, GA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$1,200
monthly
A Graduate Assistant in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $1,200 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$30,500
per year
A Graduate Assistant in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $30,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$16,000
per year
A Graduate Assistant in the Greenville, SC Area area reported making $16,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Greenville, SC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$1,465
monthly
A Graduate Assistant in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $1,465 per month
Job Highlights
Austin, TX Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$13
hourly
A Graduate Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$16
hourly
A Graduate Assistant in the Roanoke, VA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Roanoke, VA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$15
hourly
A Graduate Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$33,000
per year
A Graduate Assistant - Research in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $33,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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