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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

25-9044 Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary



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. Graduate students who teach one or more full courses should be classified in the 25-1000 minor group.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 19056$35,030.35/yr$23,180.66/yr$23,180.66/yr$23,180.66/yr$50,414.61/yr$50,414.61/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services680N/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$48,810.87/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30$49,117.85/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$48,959.07/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 40$39,950.60/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 50$48,971.77/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$48,990.83/yr4.5%
Southeast Minnesota 60$49,501.06/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 180$23,182.78/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 190$23,180.66/yr2.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 320$51,101.62/yr2.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 350$51,097.39/yrN/A
Minnesota 680$50,419.90/yr2.3%




  • Schedule and maintain regular office hours to meet with students.
  • Lead discussion sections, tutorials, or laboratory sections.
  • Teach undergraduate-level courses.
  • Inform students of the procedures for completing and submitting class work, such as lab reports.
  • Evaluate and grade examinations, assignments, or papers, and record grades.
  • Return assignments to students in accordance with established deadlines.
  • Complete laboratory projects prior to assigning them to students so that any needed modifications can be made.
  • Attend lectures given by the supervising instructor.
  • Tutor or mentor students who need additional instruction.
  • Copy and distribute classroom materials.