Graduate teaching assistant earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Graduate teaching assistant salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $19,126
Arkansas $21,991
Arizona $39,260
California $35,310
Colorado $35,900
District of Columbia $30,870
Florida $29,110
Georgia $19,260
Hawaii $42,770
Iowa $29,068
Idaho $24,390
Illinois $39,984
Indiana $38,574
Kansas $35,488
Kentucky $20,930
Louisiana $23,590
Massachusetts $56,640
Maryland $46,680
Maine $23,070
Michigan $30,130
Minnesota $48,910
Missouri $28,100
Mississippi $41,450
Montana $18,510
North Carolina $54,670
Nebraska $45,040
New Jersey $33,940
New Mexico $19,600
Nevada $19,140
New York $35,690
Ohio $44,030
Oklahoma $19,510
Oregon $37,160
Pennsylvania $42,678
Puerto Rico $34,760
South Carolina $33,650
Tennessee $18,400
Texas $34,740
Utah $46,780
Virginia $35,540
Washington $52,840
Wisconsin $35,800
West Virginia $19,170

How do graduate teaching assistant salaries compare to similar careers?

Graduate teaching assistants earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than clergies but more than teacher's assistants.

Career Median Salary
Clergy salary $49K
Childcare program administrator salary $48K
Career counselor salary $42K
Art teacher salary $34K
Teacher salary $35K
Graduate teaching assistant salary $33K
Nanny salary $26K
Preschool teacher salary $25K
Library assistant salary $24K
Teacher assistant salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)