The annual and hourly salary statistics of graduate teaching assistants in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of graduate teaching assistants in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$19,790|
|25th Percentile Wage||$26,820|
|50th Percentile Wage||$37,810|
|75th Percentile Wage||$56,630|
|90th Percentile Wage||$72,170|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graduate teaching assistants in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,790.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of graduate teaching assistants from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $37,810 in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is in the middle of salary range for graduate teaching assistants in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 16.0 percent (16.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Harrisburg-Carlisle and 11.1 percent (11.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Pittsburgh.
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