How much does a Adjunct Professor make?

Updated Nov 30, 2021

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$54,307 /yr
Average Base Pay

360 salaries

$24K

Low

$54K

Average

$123K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Adjunct Professor is $54,307 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Adjunct Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 360 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Adjunct Professor employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Professor$90,863 /yr
L4
Adjunct Professor$54,307 /yr
L12
Chief Professor$114,111 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Assistant Professor

$95,551

per year

Adjunct Faculty

$57,381

per year

Adjunct Instructor

$58,977

per year

Adjunct Lecturer

$54,967

per year

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NYU (New York University)
4.3

NYU (New York University)

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $3 - $149
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$3

$149

$3 - $149 Range

Lone Star College
4.1

Lone Star College

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $7 - $47

$7

$47

$7 - $47 Range

Miami Dade College
3.9

Miami Dade College

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$52

 /hr
Range: $1 - $57

$1

$57

$1 - $57 Range

CUNY (City University of New York)
3.8

CUNY (City University of New York)

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$76

 /hr
Range: $6 - $95

$6

$95

$6 - $95 Range

Temple University
4.1

Temple University

Adjunct Professor - Monthly

$1,732

 /mo
Range: $443 - $3K

$443

$3K

$443 - $2,517 Range

Southern New Hampshire University
4.1

Southern New Hampshire University

Adjunct Professor - Monthly

$1,111

 /mo
Range: $197 - $3K

$197

$3K

$197 - $2,945 Range

Southern New Hampshire University
4.1

Southern New Hampshire University

Adjunct Professor - Monthly Contractor

$1,279

 /mo
Range: $989 - $4K

$989

$4K

$989 - $4,048 Range

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The Art Institutes
3.1

The Art Institutes

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$49

 /hr
Range: $10 - $65

$10

$65

$10 - $65 Range

NYU (New York University)
4.3

NYU (New York University)

Adjunct Professor - Hourly Contractor

$28

 /hr
Range: $3 - $156

$3

$156

$3 - $156 Range

ITT Technical Institute
3.8

ITT Technical Institute

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $2 - $38

$2

$38

$2 - $38 Range

George Mason University
4.4

George Mason University

Adjunct Professor

$18,174

 /yr
Range: $4K - $95K

$4K

$95K

$3,615 - $95,038 Range

University of San Francisco
4.1

University of San Francisco

Adjunct Professor

$44,382

 /yr
Range: $8K - $333K

$8K

$333K

$8,096 - $332,633 Range

ACC
4.1

ACC

Adjunct Professor - Monthly

$1,879

 /mo
Range: $635 - $15K

$635

$15K

$635 - $15,022 Range

Houston Community College
3.8

Houston Community College

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $4 - $47

$4

$47

$4 - $47 Range

Kaplan University
3.3

Kaplan University

Adjunct Professor - Monthly

$1,235

 /mo
Range: $692 - $18K

$692

$18K

$692 - $17,685 Range

Montgomery College
3.8

Montgomery College

Adjunct Professor

$26,337

 /yr
Range: $8K - $150K

$8K

$150K

$8,481 - $150,200 Range

Broward College

Adjunct Professor - Monthly

$1,229

 /mo
Range: $197 - $3K

$197

$3K

$197 - $2,788 Range

Ivy Tech Community College
3.8

Ivy Tech Community College

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $2 - $67

$2

$67

$2 - $67 Range

Valencia College
4.1

Valencia College

Adjunct Professor

$23,253

 /yr
Range: $13K - $34K

$13K

$34K

$12,844 - $33,686 Range

Parsons the New School for Design
3.9

Parsons the New School for Design

Adjunct Professor - Hourly

$92

 /hr
Range: $7 - $138

$7

$138

$7 - $138 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Adjunct Professor salaries

The national average salary for an Adjunct Professor is $54,307 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Adjunct Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 360 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Adjunct Professor employees.

The highest salary for an Adjunct Professor in United States is $122,750 per year.

The lowest salary for an Adjunct Professor in United States is $24,027 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Adjunct Professor or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Adjunct Professor.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent adjunct professor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$26,000
per year
An Adjunct Professor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $26,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$24,000
per year
An Adjunct Professor in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $24,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$63
hourly
An Adjunct Professor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $63 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
College / University
$50
hourly
An Adjunct Professor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$1,000
monthly
An Adjunct Faculty (Online) in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $1,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$43
hourly
An Adjunct Professor in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $43 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20,000
per year
An Adjunct Professor in the Lynchburg, VA Area area reported making $20,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Lynchburg, VA Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$55
hourly
An Adjunct Faculty in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $55 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$150
hourly
An Adjunct Professor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $150 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$4,000
monthly
An Adjunct Professor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $4,000 per month
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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