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Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

General Information

Description

Assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions by performing instructional support activities, such as developing teaching materials, leading discussion groups, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$38,050

State-by-state Salary

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$63,630
$17,470
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 57%
  • Master's degree 37%
  • Doctoral degree 3%
  • Some college 1%
  • High school 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Social — You have an interest in helping, teaching, advising, assisting or providing service to others.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

Not sure what characteristics best describe you? Take the RIASEC Test.

Knowledge

  • English Language
  • Education and Training
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology

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