Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

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Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby IAFG » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:16 pm

If so, how much? Do TAs and RAs get the same rate? Can you get a tuition waiver?

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby Detrox » Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:07 pm

1. Yes 2. $12/hr for RAs (TA's just get course credit) 3. No idea.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby Renzo » Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:18 pm

Detrox wrote:1. Yes 2. $12/hr for RAs (TA's just get course credit) 3. No idea.


Same, same, and definitely not.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby 03121202698008 » Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:19 pm

Depends. For RAs, some pay and some give credit. No idea on the $ but not terribly much. From what I understand, you are paid by the prof out of their grant...not the school. We have no TAs that I know of.
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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby patrickd139 » Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:22 pm

Here, RA=nominal wage, TA=course credit

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby de5igual » Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:16 pm

I'm an RA...being paid 11.25/hr

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby hdivschool » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:24 pm

Total compensation for RAs is $28/hr ($13/hr in salary + 15/hr tuition remission)
For TAs it's about $77/hr ($34/hr in salary + $43/hr tuition remission)

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby deebs » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:25 pm

Worked as an RA for $8/hr lol, no idea about TA's

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby Sauer Grapes » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:27 pm

hdivschool wrote:Total compensation for RAs is $28/hr ($13/hr in salary + 15/hr tuition remission)
For TAs it's about $77/hr ($34/hr in salary + $43/hr tuition remission)

Is that per credit hour of the class they TA, or they get paid that per hour they work? So if a TA works 10 hours in a week, they'll get $340 in salary and $430 off their tuition?

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby bernaldiaz » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:31 pm

What does RA stand for? Obviously not Resident Assistant.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby hdivschool » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:34 pm

Sauer Grapes wrote:
hdivschool wrote:Total compensation for RAs is $28/hr ($13/hr in salary + 15/hr tuition remission)
For TAs it's about $77/hr ($34/hr in salary + $43/hr tuition remission)

Is that per credit hour of the class they TA, or they get paid that per hour they work? So if a TA works 10 hours in a week, they'll get $340 in salary and $430 off their tuition?


It's per hour of work. There may be some cap on the hours per week, though; the handout lists two example stubs, one with 6hrs/wk and the other with 8hrs/wk.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby dabomb75 » Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:13 pm

bernaldiaz wrote:What does RA stand for? Obviously not Resident Assistant.


research assistant

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby Sauer Grapes » Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:41 am

hdivschool wrote:
Sauer Grapes wrote:
hdivschool wrote:Total compensation for RAs is $28/hr ($13/hr in salary + 15/hr tuition remission)
For TAs it's about $77/hr ($34/hr in salary + $43/hr tuition remission)

Is that per credit hour of the class they TA, or they get paid that per hour they work? So if a TA works 10 hours in a week, they'll get $340 in salary and $430 off their tuition?


It's per hour of work. There may be some cap on the hours per week, though; the handout lists two example stubs, one with 6hrs/wk and the other with 8hrs/wk.

Wow... can you share what school that is?

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby IAFG » Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:53 am

It's hard for me to drum up a compelling case for why the school should give us a partial tuition waiver, but damn, it just seems like schools should.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby de5igual » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:02 am

Sauer Grapes wrote:
hdivschool wrote:
Sauer Grapes wrote:
hdivschool wrote:Total compensation for RAs is $28/hr ($13/hr in salary + 15/hr tuition remission)
For TAs it's about $77/hr ($34/hr in salary + $43/hr tuition remission)

Is that per credit hour of the class they TA, or they get paid that per hour they work? So if a TA works 10 hours in a week, they'll get $340 in salary and $430 off their tuition?


It's per hour of work. There may be some cap on the hours per week, though; the handout lists two example stubs, one with 6hrs/wk and the other with 8hrs/wk.

Wow... can you share what school that is?


+1

77/hr x hypothetical 40 hour week = $3080

never realized TAs made more than biglaw associates on an hourly basis (significantly more since this is using a standard 40 hour workweek)

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby dailygrind » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:34 am

It's 11 an hour at UVa.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby IAFG » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:48 am

lol we're getting so fucked

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:37 am

IAFG wrote:lol we're getting so fucked

This. My $8/hr with no tuition reduction is looking miserable right now.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby hdivschool » Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:32 pm

Sauer Grapes wrote:
hdivschool wrote:
Sauer Grapes wrote:
hdivschool wrote:Total compensation for RAs is $28/hr ($13/hr in salary + 15/hr tuition remission)
For TAs it's about $77/hr ($34/hr in salary + $43/hr tuition remission)

Is that per credit hour of the class they TA, or they get paid that per hour they work? So if a TA works 10 hours in a week, they'll get $340 in salary and $430 off their tuition?


It's per hour of work. There may be some cap on the hours per week, though; the handout lists two example stubs, one with 6hrs/wk and the other with 8hrs/wk.

Wow... can you share what school that is?


Stanford.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby IAFG » Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:34 pm

hdivschool wrote:
Sauer Grapes wrote:Wow... can you share what school that is?


Stanford.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby moandersen » Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:40 pm

I think RAs and TAs get paid the same at 8/hour. We ballin at WF.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby Sauer Grapes » Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:36 pm

IAFG wrote:
hdivschool wrote:
Sauer Grapes wrote:Wow... can you share what school that is?


Stanford.

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Think about how much beer money that would have been for us this semester! Like 3.4 times what we got, plus they got money off of their tuition.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby NotCreative » Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:26 pm

$16/hr for RA here

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby MTal » Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:59 pm

Detrox wrote:1. Yes 2. $12/hr for RAs (TA's just get course credit) 3. No idea.


LOL at being "paid" $12/hour while forking over 60k/year in cost of attendence.

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Re: Do TAs and RAs get paid at your law school?

Postby PirateCap'n » Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:12 pm

moandersen wrote:I think RAs and TAs get paid the same at 8/hour. We ballin at WF.


It's the same. We're not exactly taking the market by storm.




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