Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Graduate Student make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$46,567 / yrTotal Pay
$43,707 / yrBase Pay
$2,860 / yrAdditional Pay

$46,567

 / yr
$28K$77K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Graduate Student is $46,567 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $43,707 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $2,860 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For a Graduate Student in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Graduate Student in United States. Employers include Cisco Systems, Microsoft and Intel Corporation.

1
Cisco Systems
Cisco Systems
$156,965/yr
1K open jobs
4
Google
$142,779/yr
8
IBM
$118,143/yr
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Graduate StudentSee 244 salaries from this location

$35,790

 / yr

$34,358

 / yr

$39,240

 / yr

$36,038

 / yr

$37,418

 / yr

$35,611

 / yr

$35,913

 / yr

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$36,690

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Graduate Student

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$8

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graduate Student

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$22,800

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graduate Student

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$1,200

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graduate Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$1,600

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graduate Student

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graduate Student

United States of America

 | <1 year

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Graduate Student

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$8

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graduate Student

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$32,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Graduate Student

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Graduate Student pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Graduate Student is $43,707 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Graduate Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 16669 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Graduate Student employees.

The highest salary for a Graduate Student in United States is $71,302 per year.

The lowest salary for a Graduate Student in United States is $26,791 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Graduate Student or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Graduate Student.

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