Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,960
25th Percentile Wage
$18,940
50th Percentile Wage
$29,540
75th Percentile Wage
$43,430
90th Percentile Wage
$51,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graduate teaching assistants in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,960.

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
$29,540
-3.62% -12.15%
2016
$30,610
-0.29% -
2015
$30,700
-12.77% -
2014
$34,620
-0.66% -
2013
$34,850
4.94% -
2012
$33,130
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in state of Texas ranges from $17,700 to $43,950. The highest paying area for graduate teaching assistants in Texas is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $43,950. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is College Station-Bryan (mean annual salary $42,610). The lowest paying area is Corpus Christi with a median annual salary of $17,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$43,950
College Station-Bryan
$42,610
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$35,370
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,970
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$24,700
El Paso
$20,560
Fort Worth-Arlington
$19,310
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$19,140
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$19,090
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$19,050
Lubbock
$18,500
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$17,980
Corpus Christi
$17,700




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