Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for graduate teaching assistants in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graduate teaching assistants among Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,050
25th Percentile Wage
$22,320
50th Percentile Wage
$41,950
75th Percentile Wage
$47,530
90th Percentile Wage
$50,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graduate teaching assistants in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graduate teaching assistants in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of graduate teaching assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,9501.76%15.83%
201541,2100.92%-
201440,83011.95%-
201335,9501.78%-
201235,310--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in state of Michigan ranges from $42,790 to $44,570. The highest paying area for graduate teaching assistants in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $44,570. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Warren-Livonia (mean annual salary $43,680). The lowest paying area is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $42,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$44,570
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$43,680
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$42,790


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