Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for graduate teaching assistants in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graduate teaching assistants among Kentucky metropolitan 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,770
25th Percentile Wage
$18,160
50th Percentile Wage
$20,930
75th Percentile Wage
$43,620
90th Percentile Wage
$62,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graduate teaching assistants in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,770.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$20,930
1.34% -122.84%
2015
$20,650
3.39% -
2014
$19,950
-135.89% -
2013
$47,060
0.89% -
2012
$46,640
- -




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