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 13% more than similar careers in Indiana. On average, they make less than elementary school teachers but more than library assistants.

Career Median Salary
Elementary school teacher salary $46K
Clergy salary $44K
Childcare program administrator salary $42K
Librarian salary $39K
Teacher salary $35K
Graduate teaching assistant salary $39K
Nanny salary $24K
Teacher assistant salary $24K
Preschool teacher salary $23K
Library assistant salary $22K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)