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2,936 Graduate Assistant Salaries

Graduate Assistants earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 74% 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)
"Yes, I have been paid the same as others. The pay depends on the work as well."
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$30K Texas A&M University's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (71 salaries)

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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."
-$5K (18%) less than average Texas A&M University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"No I never felt that. I was very satisfied with my on campus job."
-$3K (10%) less than average Texas A&M University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid and graduate assistants work as professionals."
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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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+$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."
+$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."
+$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."
+$54K (94%) more than average Illinois Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"I feel I was paid optimum amount."
+$1K (3%) more than average Illinois Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"The work was fun and varied. Enjoyed thoroughly."
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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)
"I have been paid fair from TTU."
-$1K (3%) less than average Texas Tech University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid but it's a part-time job for me."
Equal to average Texas Tech University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
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$30K Penn State University's Average Graduate Assistant Salary (26 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
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-$11K (44%) less than average Penn State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"One must account that there was compensation of a grant-in-aid equivalent to an additional $24,000 for the year. Factoring this in still was a bit low. One could consider that you are working full-time as a student, doing work in an apprenticeship environment, in addition to the 20 hours additional as the GA. The pay for the level of cognitive stress is not favorable. But the learning experience is invaluable."
-$8K (30%) less than average Penn State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
"The salary only includes stipend, the tuition, health insurance is not included but I did benefit from all of them. I don't think it is underpaid or overpaid because I'm still a student and the most important thing is make use of all of the resources the university provided to educate myself to be an expert in the oil and gas industry."
Equal to average Penn State University Graduate Assistant salary ($30K)
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