Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,020
25th Percentile Wage
$27,970
50th Percentile Wage
$35,540
75th Percentile Wage
$44,250
90th Percentile Wage
$50,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graduate teaching assistants in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,020.

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 Virginia 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
201635,5400.76%46.03%
201535,2700.74%-
201435,01043.62%-
201319,7402.84%-
201219,180--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graduate teaching assistants in state of Virginia ranges from $31,080 to $37,530. The highest paying area for graduate teaching assistants in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $37,530. The lowest paying area is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $31,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$37,530
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$31,080


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