Research Assistant Stipend Rates

Four base rates have been established for a 9-month, 50 percent appointment ($15,000; $17,000; $19,000; $21,000), which vary by school/college and/or department.

RA rates for a 50 percent academic year appointment are as follows (Stipends for the most common appointment percentages at each base rate):

APPT %33%50%100%
Annual *$12,100$18,333$36,667
Academic Year$9,900$15,000$30,000
$15,000 base for 9-month 50 percent appointment
APPT %33%50%100%
Annual *$13,713$20,778$41,556
Academic Year$11,220$17,000$34,000
$17,000 base for 9-month 50 percent appointment
APPT %33%50%100%
Annual *$15,327$23,222$46,444
Academic Year$12,540$19,000$38,000
$19,000 base for 9-month 50 percent appointment
APPT %33%50%100%
Annual *$16,940$25,667$51,333
Academic Year$13,860$21,000$42,000
$21,000 base for 9-month 50 percent appointment
*Annual appointment stipend is calculated as 11/9ths of Academic Year appointment