Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Adjunct Professor make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$93,385 / yrTotal Pay
$84,496 / yrBase Pay
$8,889 / yrAdditional Pay

$93,385

 / yr
$54K$163K
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The estimated total pay for a Adjunct Professor is $93,385 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $84,496 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $8,889 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Associate Professor

$163,361 /yr
Associate Professor
$93,385 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Adjunct Professor

Some related job titles are Assistant Professor Salaries with median pay of $149,140, Adjunct Faculty Salaries with median pay of $89,091, Adjunct Instructor Salaries with median pay of $69,904, Adjunct Lecturer Salaries with median pay of $56,789.

Top Paying Companies

For an Adjunct Professor in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Adjunct Professor in United States. Employers include Commonwealth of Massachusetts, ACC and Brigham Young University (Idaho).

1
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
$116,075/yr
2
ACC
$108,072/yr
5
UCLA
$100,899/yr

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$6,286

 / mo

$35

 / hr

$38

 / hr

$34

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$81,040

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$37

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$78,474

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$37

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$102,527

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What is the pay outlook for Education?

Job growth in education remains steady, with modest growth in salaries and greater opportunities for workers with STEM specialization or those with advanced degrees. Opportunities are likely to persist with the projected rise in student enrollment in the coming years. Jobs are often reliant upon state and local budgets with public sector benefits being an attractive feature for many job-seekers.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Adjunct Professor

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$900

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Adjunct Faculty

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

$77K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Adjunct Professor

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Adjunct Faculty

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$40

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Adjunct Professor

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$75

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Adjunct Faculty

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$45

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Adjunct Professor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Adjunct Professor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Adjunct Professor

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$100

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Adjunct Professor pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Adjunct Professor is $84,496 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Adjunct Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5637 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Adjunct Professor employees.

The highest salary for an Adjunct Professor in United States is $146,397 per year.

The lowest salary for an Adjunct Professor in United States is $49,008 per year.

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