UW–Madison increases minimum graduate assistant stipends by 14 percent for 2024-2025

Minimum stipend amounts for graduate student teaching, research, and project assistants will increase by 14% for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Over the past 10 years, campus investments in graduate assistant stipends have resulted in a 79% increase in the minimum stipend for teaching assistants (TAs), a 52% increase in the minimum stipend for annual research assistants (RAs), and a 76% increase in the minimum stipend for annual project assistants (PAs).

UW–Madison to increase minimum graduate assistant stipends by 10 percent for 2023-24

Minimum stipend amounts for graduate student teaching, research, and project assistants will increase by 10% for the 2023-2024 academic year.

“This increase continues our investment in graduate assistants, who are integral to the university’s teaching and research missions,” said Graduate School Dean William J. Karpus.

UW–Madison to increase minimum graduate assistant stipends for 2022-23

Minimum stipend amounts for graduate assistants at UW–Madison will increase by three to four percent for the next academic year.

Changes to the minimum stipend rates for 2022-23 reflect a 4% increase for research assistants (RAs) and a 3% increase for teaching assistants (TAs), project assistants (PAs), and lecturer student assistants.