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Estimated employmentN/A
Mean wage$28,588
Entry wage$19,884
10th percentile wage$19,499
50th percentile wage$20,310
90th percentile wage$52,551
 Top Employing Industries
Educational Services
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services20,300
Graduate Teaching Assistants (25-1191)
Assist department chairperson, faculty members, or other professional staff members in college or university by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as laboratory research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20310.14 $57897.10  -$37586.96
2015$19794.33+2.6%$56426.70 +2.6%-$36632.37
2014$19423.59+1.9%$55369.85 +1.9%-$35946.25
2013$19052.85+1.9%$54312.99 +1.9%-$35260.14
2012$18682.10+2.0%$53256.14 +2.0%-$34574.03
2011$18391.96+1.6%$52429.04 +1.6%-$34037.08
2010$18069.58+1.8%$51510.04 +1.8%-$33440.46
2009$17876.15+1.1%$50958.64 +1.1%-$33082.49
2008$17344.21+3.1%$49442.29 +3.1%-$32098.07
2007$16763.93+3.5%$47788.08 +3.5%-$31024.15
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20310.14 $44614.59  -$24304.45
2015$19794.33+2.6%$43366.38 +2.9%-$23572.05
2014$19423.59+1.9%$42439.14 +2.2%-$23015.55
2013$19052.85+1.9%$41583.22 +2.1%-$22530.37
2012$18682.10+2.0%$40869.96 +1.7%-$22187.85
2011$18391.96+1.6%$40228.02 +1.6%-$21836.06
2010$18069.58+1.8%$39550.42 +1.7%-$21480.84
2009$17876.15+1.1%$39015.48 +1.4%-$21139.32
2008$17344.21+3.1%$38016.91 +2.6%-$20672.69
2007$16763.93+3.5%$36804.36 +3.3%-$20040.43
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Connecticut $20,310  
Highest Employment
Connecticut $20,310  

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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