Graduate Assistant salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
$27,000/yr
Based on 64 income tax records
$18,000
$39,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$29K
 
$26K
$18,000
$39,000
How much do Graduate Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Graduate Assistant is $27,000 per year. This is based on data from 64 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Graduate Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Graduate Assistant salary can vary between $18,000 to $39,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Graduate Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
19 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$17K – $32K
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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$19K – $33K

Graduate Assistant demographics in Chicago, IL

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85% are single
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15% are married
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1% have kids
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6% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Graduate Assistants in Chicago, IL

64 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a graduate assistant in Chicago, IL is $27,000 per year. Graduate assistant salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $18,000 to $39,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 64 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as graduate assistant.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for graduate assistants near Chicago, IL: South Bend, IN ($30,500 a year), Urbana, IL ($27,500 a year), and Chicago, IL ($27,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.