Proctor Career

*A job as a Proctor falls under the broader career category of Graduate Teaching Assistants. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Graduate Teaching Assistants : 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.


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Graduate Teaching Assistant Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$35,810

Median Hourly Wage

$17.22*

Total Employed Nationally

135,130


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.