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A person in an entry-level Graduate Teaching Assistants role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $32,450. A Graduate Teaching Assistants candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $38,930. A person in a mid-career Graduate Teaching Assistants role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $47,400 a year. Graduate Teaching Assistants with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $57,920. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Graduate Teaching Assistants role’s annual salary averages $71,520 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Graduate Teaching Assistants position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $47,400 higher than the national average for Graduate Teaching Assistants positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Graduate Teaching Assistants roles that can advance both internally and with another company.