Graduate Assistant salary in Cook County, IL

Average salary
$27,000/yr
Based on 79 income tax records
Total salary range: is $20,500 - $32,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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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 79 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Graduate Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Graduate Assistant salary can vary between $16,500 to $40,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Graduate Assistant salary by location

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Graduate Assistant salary by company

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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$24K – $33K
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University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
14 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$20K – $30K

Graduate Assistant demographics in Cook County, IL

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87% are single
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13% are married
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3% have kids
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5% own a home

Graduate Assistant salaries by age in Cook County, IL

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$7,500
$15,000
$22,500
$30,000
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26-35
36-45
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56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Graduate Assistants in Cook County, IL

79 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a graduate assistant in Cook County, IL is $27,000 per year. Graduate assistant salaries in Cook County, IL can vary between $16,500 to $40,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 79 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as graduate assistant.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for graduate assistants in Cook County, IL: Chicago, IL ($28,000 a year), Urbana, IL ($26,500 a year), and West Lafayette, IN ($25,000 a year).
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.