7.5: Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant Salary and Tuition Allowance Tables

2019-20 TA / RA Rates

Teaching Assistantship (TA) Rates

 

Percent Appointment

 

Hours Per Week

Tuition Allowance

– reduces tuition

 

Quarterly Salary

 

Salary Per Pay Period

 

Dollar Value to Student

10%

4 hours

$2,612

2,270.40

378.40

$4,882.40

15%

6 hours

$3,918

3,405.60

567.60

$7,323.60

20%

8 hours

$5,224

4,540.80

756.80

$9,764.80

25%

10 hours

$6,530

5,676.00

946.00

$12,206.00

30%

12 hours

$7,836

6,811.20

1,135.20

$14,647.20

35%

14 hours

$9,142

7,946.40

1,324.40

$17,088.40

40%

16 hours

$10,448

9,081.60

1,513.60

$19,529.60

50%

20 hours

$13,060

11,352.00

1,892.00

$24,412.00

 

Research Assistantship (RA) Rates

 

Percent Appointment

 

Hours Per Week

Tuition Allowance

– reduces tuition

 

Quarterly Salary

 

Salary Per Pay Period

 

Dollar Value to Student

10%

4 hours

$2,612

2,191.20

365.20

$4,803.20

15%

6 hours

$3,918

3,286.80

547.80

$7,204.80

20%

8 hours

$5,224

4,382.40

730.40

$9,606.40

25%

10 hours

$6,530

5,478.00

913.00

$12,008.00

30%

12 hours

$7,836

6,573.60

1,095.60

$14,409.60

35%

14 hours

$9,142

7,669.20

1,278.20

$16,811.20

40%

16 hours

$10,448

8,764.80

1,460.80

$19,212.80

50%

20 hours

$13,060

10,956.00

1,826.00

$24,016.00

 

All TA/RA appointments are quarterly and based on a 40 hour work week. Appointments are made in 5% increments with the minimum appoint of 10%. Tuition allowance (TAL) is based on MD tuition of $20,078 or $4,311, if paying the reduced tuition rate. Salaries are subject to federal and state tax withholdings – http://gap.stanford.edu/7- 3.html.

updated January 2020