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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 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 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,810
15.97% -3.81%
2016
$31,770
22.00% -
2015
$24,780
-43.74% -
2014
$35,620
-19.62% -
2013
$42,610
7.89% -
2012
$39,250
- -

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

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.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$45,010
Philadelphia
$41,310
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$38,250
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$37,810
Newark-Union
$34,750
Pittsburgh
$33,630



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