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The average university teaching assistant salary in United States is $64,587 or an equivalent hourly rate of $31. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,486. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level university teaching assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $47,814. On the other end, a senior level university teaching assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $83,210.

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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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