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2,938 Graduate Assistant Salaries

Graduate Assistants earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 75% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Graduate Assistants work for University of Chicago at $87,000 annually while the lowest paid Graduate Assistants work for Fort Hays State University earning approximately $15,000 each year.

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$30K New York University's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (68 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
-$11K (30%) less than average New York University salary ($41K)
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+$12K (33%) more than average New York University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"I received a decent pay in comparison to other graduate assistants. It increased with my experience."
-$3K (10%) less than average New York University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"No, I don't think that I am being underpaid. The amount I am receiving is good for the type of work I am involved in."
-$9K (35%) less than average New York University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"I am Okay with the payment as a Graduate Assistant."
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$30K Texas A&M University's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (71 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Texas A&M University salary ($30K)
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-$5K (18%) less than average Texas A&M University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"The pay at Texas A&M University is not bad for the work we do. I started as a Graduate Assistant on $25,000, and after one semester I experienced how to grade and counseling the Bachelor’s students. The most valuable thing was that I knew some of the things what professors are doing."
-$3K (10%) less than average Texas A&M University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid and graduate assistants work as professionals."
-$1K (3%) less than average Texas A&M University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"I think I am being underpaid for the amount of work that is expected from me."
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$30K University of Maryland's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (51 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
-$11K (30%) less than average University of Maryland salary ($41K)
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+$1K (3%) more than average University of Maryland Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"I feel it's fair since it's the set rate for student worker in our university. More importantly, I gain tuition emission too."
+$17K (44%) more than average University of Maryland Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"It is a student compensation provided by the university. Funding is provided to take care of tuition costs and monthly living expenditure."
+$22K (53%) more than average University of Maryland Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"N.a"
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$30K University of Illinois at Chicago's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (47 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
-$2K (6%) less than average University of Illinois at Chicago salary ($32K)
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+$10K (28%) more than average University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Not underpaid, it is the right salary for a graduate assistant."
+$20K (50%) more than average University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"No, not at all underpaid. It is good."
+$14K (37%) more than average University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"It's the standard pay for a graduate assistant."
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$30K University of Cincinnati's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (25 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
-$1K (3%) less than average University of Cincinnati salary ($31K)
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-$10K (40%) less than average University of Cincinnati Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Satisfied. But we do not have bonuses as part time employees."
+$1K (3%) more than average University of Cincinnati Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"It's fair to a student in Cincinnati."
+$1K (3%) more than average University of Cincinnati Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"It's fair for a student having a job in school."
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$30K Illinois Institute of Technology's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (17 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Illinois Institute of Technology salary ($30K)
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-$18K (85%) less than average Illinois Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"No, the salary I'm being paid is as per university standards."
+$1K (3%) more than average Illinois Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"The work was fun and varied. Enjoyed thoroughly."
+$54K (94%) more than average Illinois Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"I feel I was paid optimum amount."
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$30K Stevens Institute of Technology's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (15 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Stevens Institute of Technology salary ($30K)
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-$9K (35%) less than average Stevens Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"My pay was average compared to the other same positions."
-$5K (18%) less than average Stevens Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Good enough"
-$1K (3%) less than average Stevens Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Slightly more."
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$30K Texas State University's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (11 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Texas State University salary ($30K)
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+$8K (23%) more than average Texas State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"The pay at Texas State Accounting department is reasonable for what I did."
-$18K (85%) less than average Texas State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"I feel I'm paid well for the job, since it is a part time and you are working as a student. "
-$16K (72%) less than average Texas State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"The pay at Texas State University is good."
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$30K Oklahoma State University's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (32 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Oklahoma State University salary ($30K)
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-$16K (72%) less than average Oklahoma State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Not exactly because the department is funding my studies. The salary is enough to take care of my present expenses."
-$16K (72%) less than average Oklahoma State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"It's appropriate!! Been paid decently."
+$11K (30%) more than average Oklahoma State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
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$30K Texas Tech University's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (32 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Texas Tech University salary ($30K)
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-$1K (3%) less than average Texas Tech University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid but it's a part-time job for me."
-$1K (3%) less than average Texas Tech University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"I have been paid fair from TTU."
Equal to average Texas Tech University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
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