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Graduate Teaching Assistants

in Massachusetts

Assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate teaching assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed. Excludes "Teacher Assistants" (25-9041).

Occupation Projection for Graduate Teaching Assistants

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
251191  Graduate Teaching Assistants 1,769 1,969 200 11.31 % 68 71 20 159 Bachelor's degree 

Graduate Teaching Assistants Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    1,740  98 % 1,940  98 % 200  11 % $52,900
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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