GRADUATE ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$67,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$67,000
Median 50%
$115,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Edinburg, TX
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.4 years
How much does a graduate assistant make?
As a Graduate Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $67,761 per year or $32.58 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $115,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Graduate Assistants are in Hospitality companies and Professional companies. Alaska, Hawaii, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Texas have the highest paying Graduate Assistant jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 1.4 years.

Average Graduate Assistant Salary By Company

Graduate Assistants report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Graduate Assistant jobs are in Hospitality companies and Hospitality companies. Massachusetts General Physicians ... and Ottawa University are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Bridgewater State University and State University of New York College at Geneseo pay their Graduate Assistants very well.

Average Graduate Assistant Salary By Location

Across America, Graduate Assistants make on average $67,761 annually or $32.58 hourly. Edinburg, TX reports the highest Graduate Assistant salaries at $84,346 per year. Even as an entry-level Graduate Assistant, you will make $51,000 per year in Edinburg, TX. Alaska, Hawaii, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Texas are the top 5 highest earning states for Graduate Assistants. The lowest earning states are Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Idaho, and Alabama.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Edinburg, TX
$84,346
2
Bismarck, ND
$79,715
3
Bridgewater, MA
$78,388
4
New York, NY
$75,658
5
Hoboken, NJ
$75,520

Average Graduate Assistant Salary By Industry

Wages for Graduate Assistants can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Technology companies, and Hospitality companies pay their Graduate Assistants well. Health Care companies pay Graduate Assistants an average salary of $72,327, Technology companies pay $67,559, and Hospitality companys come in at $67,092. The types of companies that pay Graduate Assistants the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $66,784.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$72,327
2
Technology
$67,559
3
Hospitality
$67,092
4
Professional
$66,784

RECENTLY ADDED Graduate Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Raleigh, NC
10/31/2019
$31,305
University of Montevallo
Graduate Assistant
10/31/2019
$20,870
Office of The Vice President for Academic Planning and Policy System
Graduate Assistant
Urban Honolulu, HI
10/31/2019
$28,026
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Graduate Assistant
10/31/2019
$34,800
University of West Florida
Graduate Assistant
10/29/2019
$21,392
Indiana State University
Graduate Assistant
10/26/2019
$52,920
Rutgers University
Graduate Assistant
10/22/2019
$33,392
10/20/2019
$13,200
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Graduate Assistant
10/15/2019
$15,000
Suny Buffalo State
Graduate Assistant
Buffalo, NY
10/11/2019
$90,000
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