Graduate Assistant salary in US Northeast Region

Average salary
$27,000/yr
Based on 858 income tax records
$16,500
$40,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,500
$40,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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 858 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 $40,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Graduate Assistant salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
24 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$28K – $34K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
70 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$27K – $34K
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New York Metro Area, NY
140 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$22K – $33K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
96 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$23K – $34K
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Harrisburg Metro Area, PA
16 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $29K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
31 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$19K – $29K
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Springfield Metro Area, MA
25 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$25K – $29K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
22 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$20K – $28K
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Syracuse Metro Area, NY
34 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$21K – $27K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
93 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$21K – $28K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
22 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$19K – $26K
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Buffalo Metro Area, NY
25 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $26K
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Binghamton Metro Area, NY
14 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$19K – $26K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
12 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$19K – $29K

Graduate Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Cornell University, US Northeast Region
12 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$29K – $37K
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Boston University, US Northeast Region
13 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$27K – $36K
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Rutgers University, US Northeast Region
35 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$27K – $32K
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State Of Connecticut, US Northeast Region
87 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $33K
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The Pennsylvania State Universit, US Northeast Region
121 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$24K – $29K
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State Of Massachusetts, US Northeast Region
30 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$24K – $29K
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Syracuse University, US Northeast Region
17 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$21K – $28K
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State Of New York, US Northeast Region
54 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $26K
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University Of Maine System, US Northeast Region
16 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$21K – $24K

Graduate Assistant demographics in US Northeast Region

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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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8% own a home

Graduate Assistant salaries by age in US Northeast Region

$0
$7,000
$14,000
$21,000
$28,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Graduate Assistants in US Northeast Region

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

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 858 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as graduate assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for graduate assistants in US Northeast Region: Cornell University ($34,500 a year), Boston University ($34,500 a year), and Rutgers University ($31,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for graduate assistants in US Northeast Region: Worcester Metro Area, MA ($31,500 a year), Hartford Metro Area, CT ($30,500 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($29,000 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.