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$42,998

Average Base Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$752

Average Bonus
The average graduate research assistant salary in Colorado, United States is $42,998 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. This is 0% lower (+$148) than the average graduate research assistant salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $752. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.
Salary by Experience

$32,212

Entry Level Salary

$65,628

Senior Level Salary
An entry level graduate research assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $32,212. On the other end, a senior level graduate research assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $65,628.

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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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