How much does a Adjunct make?

Updated May 5, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$49,804 /yr
Average Base Pay

9 salaries

$22K

Low

$50K

Average

$114K

High

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The national average salary for a Adjunct is $49,804 in United States. Filter by location to see Adjunct salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Adjunct employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Instructor$68,749 /yr
L4
Adjunct Instructor$57,186 /yr
L5
Instructor V$55,861 /yr
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American Public University System
3.2

American Public University System

Adjunct

$22,238

 /yr
Range: $4K - $277K
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$4K

$277K

$3,995 - $277,171 Range

Florida Virtual School
4.1

Florida Virtual School

Adjunct - Monthly

$1,294

 /mo
Range: $1K - $2K

$1K

$2K

$1,116 - $1,640 Range

Westchester Community College
3.6

Westchester Community College

Adjunct - Hourly

$87

 /hr
Range: $79 - $87

$79

$87

$79 - $87 Range

Brooklyn College
4.2

Brooklyn College

Adjunct - Hourly
About 

$55 -$77

 hourly

$55

$77

$55 - $77 Range

City Colleges of Chicago
3.7

City Colleges of Chicago

Adjunct - Monthly
About 

$882 -$2K

$882

$2K

$882 - $1,530 Range

Midlands Technical College
4

Midlands Technical College

Adjunct - Hourly
About 

$12 -$44

 hourly

$12

$44

$12 - $44 Range

El Paso Community College
4.2

El Paso Community College

Adjunct - Monthly
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$2,093 - $2,471 Range

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Brooklyn College
4.2

Brooklyn College

Adjunct - Hourly Contractor
About 

$9 -$75

 hourly

$9

$75

$9 - $75 Range

Appalachian State
4.2

Appalachian State

Adjunct - Monthly Contractor
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$1,802 - $2,337 Range

East Los Angeles College
4.3

East Los Angeles College

Adjunct - Hourly
About 

$59 -$149

 hourly

$59

$149

$59 - $149 Range

Howard Community College
4.4

Howard Community College

Adjunct - Hourly
About 

$4 -$54

 hourly

$4

$54

$4 - $54 Range

International Academy of Design & Technology
2.8

$19

$35

$19 - $35 Range

Grand Canyon University
3.9

Grand Canyon University

Adjunct - Hourly
About 

$5 -$32

 hourly

$5

$32

$5 - $32 Range

Jamestown Community College
3.8

Jamestown Community College

Adjunct - Monthly
About 

$1K -$2K

$1K

$2K

$1,135 - $1,769 Range

Montgomery County Community College
3

Montgomery County Community College

Adjunct - Hourly
About 

$28 -$35

 hourly

$28

$35

$28 - $35 Range

NYU (New York University)
4.3

NYU (New York University)

Adjunct - Hourly Contractor
About 

$4 -$133

 hourly

$4

$133

$4 - $133 Range

Azusa Pacific University
3.9

Azusa Pacific University

Adjunct - Hourly
About 

$22 -$41

 hourly

$22

$41

$22 - $41 Range

Alamo Colleges District
3.8

Alamo Colleges District

Adjunct - Monthly Contractor
About 

$611 -$4K

$611

$4K

$611 - $4,098 Range

Northern Virginia Community College
3.9

$20K

$33K

$19,822 - $33,125 Range

Miller-Motte Technical College
2.9

Miller-Motte Technical College

Adjunct - Hourly
About 

$23 -$34

 hourly

$23

$34

$23 - $34 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Adjunct salaries

The average salary for a Adjunct is $49,804 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Adjunct employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Adjunct in United States is $114,500 per year.

The lowest salary for a Adjunct in United States is $21,664 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$22
hourly
An Adjunct Instructor in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University
$14,000
per year
An Adjunct Instructor in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $14,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Cleveland, OH Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$35,000
per year
An Adjunct Instructor in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$23,000
per year
An Adjunct Instructor in the Springfield, MA Area area reported making $23,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Springfield, MA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$1,460
monthly
An Adjunct Instructor in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $1,460 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
 
Part-time
College / University
$2,200
per year
An Adjunct Instructor in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $2,200 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$9,000
per year
An Adjunct Instructor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $9,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$7,480
per year
An Adjunct Instructor Mathematics in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $7,480 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$25
hourly
An Adjunct in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$10,000
per year
An Adjunct Instructor in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $10,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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