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TA Salary and Tuition Support

2017-18 Salaries for Graduate TAs in Physics
 
Appointment Salary
per
Quarter
Salary
PER PAY
Period
School of
H&s Tuition
allowance*
SCHOOL OF
EngR TUITION
ALLOWANCE*
TA 25% $5,019 $836.50 $5,310 $5,655
TA 30% $6,022 $1,003.67 $6,372 $6,786
TA 50% $10,038 $1,673 $10,620 $11,310
HTA* 50% PHYS 20 series $10,616 $1,769.34 $10,620 $11,310
HTA* 50% PHYS 40 series $11,116 $1,852.67 $10,620 $11,310
Course Assistant** 25% $4,842 $807 $5,310 $5,655
Course Assistant** 30% $5,810.40 $968.40 $6,372 $6,786

 

* HTA = Head Teaching Assistant

** Course Assistant (CA) appointments do not count towards the three-quarter TA requirement for graduate students in the Physics Department.

Regardless of the type of appointment, graduate students who are TAs or CAs and have reached TGR status receive a total tuition allowance of $3,078 corresponding to TGR tuition.

Undergraduate TAs receive the same salaries but do not receive a tuition allowance.

Students in coterminal Master's programs should refer to this link for detailed information on tuition assessment and Undergraduate vs. Graduate status. Coterm students who are eligible and opt to change to the graduate coterminal student group and are assessed the applicable graduate tuition rate will receive the relevant tuition allowance.

Graders are paid hourly and do not receive any tuition allowance.