Graduate Assistant salary in Illinois

Average salary
Based on 265 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Graduate Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Graduate Assistant is $25,000 per year. This is based on data from 265 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Graduate Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Graduate Assistant salary can vary between $16,000 to $39,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Graduate Assistant salary by company

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University Of Illinois, Illinois
95 income tax records
$18K – $33K
Northwestern University, Illinois
11 income tax records
$19K – $33K
Northern Illinois University, Illinois
15 income tax records
$16K – $27K
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois
12 income tax records
$16K – $20K
Illinois State University, Illinois
10 income tax records
$15K – $24K

Graduate Assistant demographics in Illinois

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85% are single
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15% are married
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6% have kids
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9% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Graduate Assistants in Illinois

265 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a graduate assistant in Illinois is $25,000 per year. Graduate assistant salaries in Illinois can vary between $16,000 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 265 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as graduate assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for graduate assistants in Illinois: University of Illinois ($27,000 a year), Northwestern University ($26,000 a year), and Northern Illinois University ($20,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for graduate assistants in Illinois: Urbana, IL ($27,500 a year), Chicago, IL ($27,000 a year), and Champaign, IL ($27,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.