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The average graduate research assistant salary in Arkansas, United States is $37,657 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. This is 12% lower (-$5,196) than the average graduate research assistant salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $659. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.
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An entry level graduate research assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $28,211. On the other end, a senior level graduate research assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $57,476.

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Job Description
Assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions 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 teaching assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed. Excludes “Teacher Assistants” (25-9041).

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