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

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)