Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for graduate teaching assistants in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graduate teaching assistants among Georgia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Graduate Teaching Assistants in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,190
25th Percentile Wage
$17,130
50th Percentile Wage
$18,690
75th Percentile Wage
$23,750
90th Percentile Wage
$50,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graduate teaching assistants in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of graduate teaching assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$18,690
-4.23% 2.84%
2016
$19,480
2.26% -
2015
$19,040
2.99% -
2013
$18,470
1.68% -
2012
$18,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Graduate Teaching Assistants in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in state of Georgia ranges from $17,590 to $37,790. The highest paying area for graduate teaching assistants in Georgia is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $37,790. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Rome (mean annual salary $22,510). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $17,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gainesville
$37,790
Rome
$22,510
Macon
$19,420
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$19,360
Savannah
$18,580
Columbus
$18,120
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,000
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$17,590




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