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Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary Information in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

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 statistics 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Graduate Teaching Assistants in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,480
25th Percentile Wage
$19,800
50th Percentile Wage
$31,770
75th Percentile Wage
$53,570
90th Percentile Wage
$69,870

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 $69,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,480.

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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania. 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
201631,77022.00%-23.54%
201524,780-43.74%-
201435,620-19.62%-
201342,6107.89%-
201239,250--

Table 3. Compare Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $31,770, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is the lowest paying city for graduate teaching assistants in state of Pennsylvania, following city of Scranton--Wilkes-Barre (median annual salary of $38,250). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is about 16.9 percent (16.9%) lower than that of the highest paying city Scranton--Wilkes-Barre.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$38,250
Pittsburgh
$38,240
Philadelphia
$35,010
Newark-Union
$34,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$31,770

See also: Top paying jobs in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania.