|FOR ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION (email and web posting)
|Date: February 24, 2012
|To:||All Faculty and Student Affairs staff|
|Subject:||2012-13 MINIMUM SALARY RATES -
GRADUATE RESEARCH AND TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS
This announcement presents the 2012-13 minimum salary rates for Graduate Research Assistants and Graduate Teaching Assistants.
The adjustments announced here set the minimum RA and TA salaries at a level that takes into consideration their projected non-tuition expenses.
The MINIMUM salary for a 50% Research Assistantship appointment in 2012-13 will be $8,032 per quarter. The minimum rate applies to summer quarter, as well as the academic year. Appointments of less than 50% FTE should be pro-rated. Stanford University does not set a maximum salary for Research Assistants.
The following are the MINIMUM Teaching Assistant salaries for a 50% appointment for the 2012-13 academic year. The minimum salary for appointments of less than 50% should be pro-rated.
|Title||AY Quarter||3 Quarters||8-Wk Sum Qtr|
|Course Assistant||$8,032||$ 24,096||$ 6,426|
|Teaching Assistant||$ 8,327||$ 24,981||$ 6,662|
|Graduate Teaching Affiliate||$ 8,596||$ 25,788||$ 6,877|
|Mentor Teaching Assistant||$ 8,596||$ 25,788||$ 6,877|
All salaries paid to Graduate Research or Teaching Assistants will be charged a fringe benefit rate to subsidize a portion of the cost of Cardinal Care insurance for students with assistantship appointments. The 2012-13 fringe benefit rate for assistantship salaries is 5.0%.