Teaching Assistant (College) Salary in the United States

How much does a Teaching Assistant (College) make in the United States? The average Teaching Assistant (College) salary in the United States is $16,788 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $13,800 and $20,881. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Teaching Assistant (College) teaches and participates in empirical (qualitative/quantitative) research within a specialized discipline/interdisciplinary field. Is enrolled in a graduate program. Being a Teaching Assistant (College) may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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