Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,620
25th Percentile Wage
$18,170
50th Percentile Wage
$27,510
75th Percentile Wage
$44,380
90th Percentile Wage
$54,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graduate teaching assistants in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,620.

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
2017
$27,510
22.72% -18.25%
2016
$21,260
-50.19% -
2015
$31,930
2.19% -
2014
$31,230
-4.16% -
2013
$32,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in state of Louisiana ranges from $18,370 to $37,970. The highest paying area for graduate teaching assistants in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $37,970. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $26,400). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $18,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$37,970
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$26,400
Shreveport-Bossier City
$18,370




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