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Professor Salaries

3,862 SalariesUpdated May 5, 2021

Average Base Pay
$111,440 / yr
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The national average salary for a Professor is $111,440 in United States. Filter by location to see Professor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,862 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Professor employees.

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Professor

Savannah College of Art and Design

$75,282/yr

Range: $48K - $111K

53 salaries

$75,282/yr
$48K$111K

Professor

Columbia University

$216,301/yr

Range: $95K - $301K

36 salaries

$216,301/yr
$95K$301K

Professor

Penn State

$164,940/yr

Range: $112K - $277K

36 salaries

$164,940/yr
$112K$277K

Professor

University of Washington

$180,531/yr

Range: $49K - $329K

32 salaries

$180,531/yr
$49K$329K

Professor

University of Chicago

$187,573/yr

Range: $97K - $293K

31 salaries

$187,573/yr
$97K$293K

Professor

University of Texas at Austin

$199,084/yr

Range: $86K - $259K

30 salaries

$199,084/yr
$86K$259K

Professor

Stanford University

$230,137/yr

Range: $108K - $340K

30 salaries

$230,137/yr
$108K$340K

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Professor

Cornell University

$214,908/yr

Range: $139K - $283K

29 salaries

$214,908/yr
$139K$283K

Professor

Harvard University

$226,110/yr

Range: $163K - $333K

28 salaries

$226,110/yr
$163K$333K

Professor

University of Michigan

$186,853/yr

Range: $21K - $257K

25 salaries

$186,853/yr
$21K$257K

Professor

NYU (New York University)

$219,305/yr

Range: $128K - $318K

25 salaries

$219,305/yr
$128K$318K

Professor

Yale University

$209,438/yr

Range: $65K - $548K

24 salaries

$209,438/yr
$65K$548K

Professor

CUNY (City University of New York)

$127,346/yr

Range: $81K - $211K

24 salaries

$127,346/yr
$81K$211K

Professor

The Ohio State University

$171,066/yr

Range: $92K - $378K

23 salaries

$171,066/yr
$92K$378K

Professor

University of Maryland

$165,683/yr

Range: $52K - $427K

22 salaries

$165,683/yr
$52K$427K

Professor

University of Southern California

$181,405/yr

Range: $93K - $360K

22 salaries

$181,405/yr
$93K$360K

Professor

University of Florida

$150,161/yr

Range: $98K - $224K

22 salaries

$150,161/yr
$98K$224K

Professor

UC San Diego

$175,974/yr

Range: $129K - $404K

20 salaries

$175,974/yr
$129K$404K

Professor

Michigan State University

$182,631/yr

Range: $90K - $369K

20 salaries

$182,631/yr
$90K$369K

Professor

University of Minnesota

$132,637/yr

Range: $93K - $257K

20 salaries

$132,637/yr
$93K$257K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$215,000
per year
A Professor in the Traverse City, MI Area area reported making $215,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Traverse City, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$100,000
per year
A Professor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$38
hourly
An Adjuct Faculty in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$45,000
per year
A Faculty in the Mansfield, OH Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Mansfield, OH Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$54,000
per year
A Full Time Faculty in the Yuma, AZ Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Yuma, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
College / University
$100,000
per year
A Professor in the Akron, OH Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Akron, OH Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$5,000
monthly
A Faculty in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $5,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$40,000
per year
A Faculty in the Concord, NH Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Concord, NH Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Visiting Professor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$56,000
per year
A Department Chair and Teacher in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District