U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
25-1191 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. Excludes "Teacher Assistants" (25-9041).
Illustrative examples: Teaching Fellow,
Graduate Student Instructor
Broad Occupation: 25-1190 Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teachers
Minor Group: 25-1000 Postsecondary Teachers
Major Group: 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010