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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Graduate Student make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$41,933 / yrTotal Pay
$41,933 / yrBase Pay
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$41,933

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The estimated salary for a Graduate Student is $41,933 per year in the United States area. This number represents 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 "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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MIT
4.4

MIT

Graduate Student

$41,137

 /yr
Range: $29K - $50K
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$29K

$50K

$29,267 - $49,687 Range

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Princeton University
4.5

Princeton University

Graduate Student

$37,243

 /yr
Range: $28K - $48K

$28K

$48K

$28,156 - $48,000 Range

Northwestern University
4.2

Northwestern University

Graduate Student

$34,309

 /yr
Range: $22K - $60K

$22K

$60K

$21,978 - $60,000 Range

Stanford University
4.4

Stanford University

Graduate Student

$44,187

 /yr
Range: $32K - $70K

$32K

$70K

$31,613 - $70,193 Range

Yale University
4.4

Yale University

Graduate Student

$37,382

 /yr
Range: $29K - $67K

$29K

$67K

$29,422 - $67,284 Range

The Johns Hopkins University
4.2

$34,901

 /yr
Range: $17K - $94K

$17K

$94K

$16,750 - $93,670 Range

Duke University
4.2

Duke University

Graduate Student

$33,691

 /yr
Range: $22K - $101K

$22K

$101K

$21,978 - $100,913 Range

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UC San Diego
4.2

UC San Diego

Graduate Student

$34,729

 /yr
Range: $12K - $65K

$12K

$65K

$12,040 - $64,696 Range

Caltech (California)
4.3

Caltech (California)

Graduate Student

$37,402

 /yr
Range: $28K - $43K

$28K

$43K

$28,048 - $42,995 Range

Harvard University
4.4

Harvard University

Graduate Student

$40,214

 /yr
Range: $30K - $60K

$30K

$60K

$30,274 - $60,069 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.2

$35,249

 /yr
Range: $22K - $73K

$22K

$73K

$22,333 - $73,062 Range

Washington University in St. Louis
4.3

$22K

$52K

$22,212 - $52,437 Range

Cornell University
4.5

Cornell University

Graduate Student

$36,444

 /yr
Range: $25K - $73K

$25K

$73K

$25,459 - $73,062 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Graduate Student

$33,183

 /yr
Range: $20K - $62K

$20K

$62K

$19,989 - $61,805 Range

Vanderbilt University
4.2

Vanderbilt University

Graduate Student

$32,933

 /yr
Range: $25K - $45K

$25K

$45K

$25,435 - $44,599 Range

University of California Berkeley
4.3

$37,921

 /yr
Range: $20K - $72K

$20K

$72K

$20,000 - $72,380 Range

Columbia University
4.1

Columbia University

Graduate Student

$41,596

 /yr
Range: $10K - $104K

$10K

$104K

$10,000 - $104,437 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Graduate Student

$35,025

 /yr
Range: $21K - $96K

$21K

$96K

$21,192 - $96,489 Range

Carnegie Mellon University
4.5

$33,472

 /yr
Range: $17K - $94K

$17K

$94K

$17,431 - $93,590 Range

Baylor College of Medicine
3.8

$35,230

 /yr
Range: $32K - $38K

$32K

$38K

$31,813 - $37,950 Range

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$14,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Graduate Student with 1 to 3 years of experience

$33,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a UNC Graduate Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$32,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Graduate Student with 4 to 6 years of experience

$16,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Graduate Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$9

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Graduate Student with less than one year of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Graduate Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$26,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Graduate Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Graduate Student with 1 to 3 years of experience

$37,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Graduate Student with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Graduate Student salaries

The national average salary for a Graduate Student is $33,893 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Graduate Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5548 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Graduate Student employees.

The highest salary for a Graduate Student in United States is $48,189 per year.

The lowest salary for a Graduate Student in United States is $23,838 per year.

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