How much does a College Professor make?

Updated Jul 23, 2021

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$78,191 /yr
Average Base Pay

27 salaries

$40K

Low

$78K

Average

$154K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for College Professor is $78,191 per year in United States. Filter by location to see College Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 27 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by College Professor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Professor$112,300 /yr
L3
Mid-level ProfessorNo Salary Reports
L4
Adjunct Professor$53,420 /yr
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Keiser University
3.2

Keiser University

College Professor

$42,910

 /yr
Range: $27K - $72K
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$27K

$72K

$27,079 - $71,570 Range

LSU
4.1

LSU

College Professor - Monthly
About 

$10K -$11K

$10K

$11K

$9,926 - $10,722 Range

Colorado State University
4.2

Colorado State University

College Professor
About 

$102K -$110K

$102K

$110K

$102,427 - $110,275 Range

Dartmouth
4.3

Dartmouth

College Professor
About 

$205K -$222K

$205K

$222K

$204,588 - $221,517 Range

Illinois State
4.2

Illinois State

College Professor
About 

$39K -$42K

$39K

$42K

$38,697 - $41,701 Range

University of Missouri-Kansas City
4.2

University of Missouri-Kansas City

College Professor
About 

$149K -$162K

$149K

$162K

$149,280 - $161,726 Range

Columbia College Chicago
4

Columbia College Chicago

College Professor
About 

$65K -$71K

$65K

$71K

$64,987 - $70,731 Range

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Louisiana Tech University
4.3

Louisiana Tech University

College Professor
About 

$96K -$105K

$96K

$105K

$96,358 - $104,812 Range

Metropolitan State University of Denver
4.1

$58K

$62K

$57,673 - $62,240 Range

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
4

$67K

$73K

$67,294 - $73,039 Range

50,000feet
4.2

50,000feet

College Professor
About 

$69K -$74K

$69K

$74K

$69,034 - $74,493 Range

Gettysburg College
4.6

Gettysburg College

College Professor
About 

$92K -$98K

$92K

$98K

$92,453 - $98,297 Range

Marist College
4.4

Marist College

College Professor
About 

$97K -$103K

$97K

$103K

$96,553 - $103,402 Range

Georgia Gwinnett College
3.8

Georgia Gwinnett College

College Professor
About 

$65K -$69K

$65K

$69K

$64,956 - $69,395 Range

Los Angeles Community College District
4.2

$53K

$58K

$53,370 - $58,210 Range

SUNY Oneonta
3.7

SUNY Oneonta

College Professor
About 

$62K -$66K

$62K

$66K

$61,509 - $66,058 Range

Everglades University
4.4

Everglades University

College Professor
About 

$39K -$42K

$39K

$42K

$38,661 - $41,904 Range

Grand Rapids Community College
4.7

Grand Rapids Community College

College Professor
About 

$141K -$151K

$141K

$151K

$140,604 - $151,123 Range

Pasco-Hernando State College
3.6

Pasco-Hernando State College

College Professor
About 

$69K -$74K

$69K

$74K

$68,663 - $74,091 Range

Hendrix College
4.2

Hendrix College

College Professor
About 

$74K -$79K

$74K

$79K

$73,992 - $79,339 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a College Professor salaries

The national average salary for a College Professor is $78,191 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a College Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 27 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a College Professor employees.

The highest salary for a College Professor in United States is $153,621 per year.

The lowest salary for a College Professor in United States is $39,798 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$86,000
per year
A Tenured Full Professor in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $86,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$80,000
per year
A Department in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$25,000
per year
A Faculty in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$115,000
per year
A Faculty in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$20
hourly
A Flower Department in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Full Time Faculty in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$96,000
per year
A Professor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $96,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$57
hourly
A Limited Term Faculty in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $57 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$2,500
monthly
A Writing Professor in the Pullman, WA Area area reported making $2,500 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Pullman, WA Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
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