1996-97 Insert to Graduate Study Survey Table 9

Teaching Assistantship

Doctoral Students Master's Students
9-month First-Year Intermediate Dissertation Year First-Year Beyond
First-Year
Median $9,000 $9,184 $9,445 $6,760 $6,841
Q1 $7,500 $7598 $7,738 $4,495 $4,200
Q3 $10,944 $11,439 $11,850 $8,500 $8,628
N 205 206 170 122 124
12-month
Median $12,000 $12,000 $13,408 $9,623 $9,559
Q1 $9,900 $9,000 $10,278 $4,498 $3,893
Q3 $15,000 $15,000 $16,423 $14,250 $12,787
N 47 43 33 18 16

 

Research Assistantship

Doctoral Students Master's Students
9-month First-Year Intermediate Dissertation Year First-Year Beyond
First-Year
Median $9,266 $9,355 $9,500 $6,510 $6,800
Q1 $7,530 $7,688 $7,775 $4,800 $4,860
Q3 $10,944 $11,208 $11,208 $8,664 $8,976
N 190 178 178 115 103
12-month
Median $11,588 $12,000 $13,214 $9,000 $3,000
Q1 $9,128 $9,941 $10,000 $4,800 $1,425
Q3 $13,632 $14,430 $14,667 $11,200 $6,188
N 63 58 51 47 38

 

Fellowship

Doctoral Students Master's Students
9-month First-Year Intermediate Dissertation Year First-Year Beyond
First-Year
Median $9,000 $9,000 $9,400 $3,600 $3,000
Q1 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $2,000 $1,425
Q3 $10,923 $10,724 $11,050 $6,750 $6,188
N 120 108 87 47 38
12-month
Median $11,000 $11,150 $11,250 a a
Q1 $9,000 $9,150 $8,875 a a
Q3 $13,000 $13,188 $13,346 a a
N 45 48 38 9 9

 

SOURCE: 1996-1997 Insert to Graduate Study, Research Office, APA. June 1998.

NOTE: The Ns refer to the number of U.S. departments reporting this category of support. All figures for teaching and research assistantships have been adjusted to reflect assistantships that expect the student to spend 20 hours/week in his/her assistantship.

a = Summary statistics are not reported when N of departments is less than 10.