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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Professor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$166,536 / yrTotal Pay
$130,331 / yrBase Pay
$36,205 / yrAdditional Pay

$166,536

 / yr
$53K$613K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Professor is $166,536 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $130,331 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 $36,205 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. The typical Professor salary is $130,331. Salaries can range from $53,484 - $613,416. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Professor in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $166,536.

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What are some related job titles for Professor?

Some related job titles are Assistant Professor Salaries with median pay of $108,980, Faculty Salaries with median pay of $107,136, Associate Professor Salaries with median pay of $145,912, Instructor Salaries with median pay of $61,685.

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Savannah College of Art and Design
3.7

Savannah College of Art and Design

Professor

$82,247

 /yr
Range: $52K - $121K

$52K

$121K

$51,697 - $120,585 Range

Penn State
4.3

Penn State

Professor

$178,298

 /yr
Range: $102K - $319K

$102K

$319K

$101,835 - $319,071 Range

University of Washington
4.2

$168,923

 /yr
Range: $79K - $294K

$79K

$294K

$79,033 - $293,754 Range

Columbia University
4.1

$218,518

 /yr
Range: $101K - $335K

$101K

$335K

$100,913 - $334,525 Range

CUNY (City University of New York)
3.9

$80K

$228K

$80,000 - $228,024 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

$173,998

 /yr
Range: $22K - $279K

$22K

$279K

$22,319 - $278,731 Range

University of Texas at Austin
4.2

$65K

$281K

$65,000 - $280,710 Range

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Stanford University
4.4

$252,284

 /yr
Range: $117K - $365K

$117K

$365K

$117,088 - $364,513 Range

NYU (New York University)
4.4

$217,055

 /yr
Range: $123K - $344K

$123K

$344K

$123,230 - $344,183 Range

Cornell University
4.5

$226,071

 /yr
Range: $144K - $306K

$144K

$306K

$144,000 - $306,413 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

$203,074

 /yr
Range: $104K - $294K

$104K

$294K

$103,993 - $293,846 Range

Harvard University
4.4

$261,255

 /yr
Range: $199K - $307K

$199K

$307K

$198,905 - $307,090 Range

University of Southern California
4.4

$72K

$376K

$71,884 - $375,616 Range

University of Minnesota
4.2

$144,919

 /yr
Range: $101K - $233K

$101K

$233K

$101,425 - $233,110 Range

The Ohio State University
4.1

$152,753

 /yr
Range: $100K - $374K

$100K

$374K

$99,812 - $374,398 Range

University of Maryland
4.2

$188,413

 /yr
Range: $61K - $348K

$61K

$348K

$60,524 - $347,747 Range

University of Florida
4.3

$166,105

 /yr
Range: $97K - $243K

$97K

$243K

$97,000 - $242,511 Range

Rutgers University
4.2

$169,060

 /yr
Range: $112K - $278K

$112K

$278K

$111,663 - $278,198 Range

Yale University
4.4

$227,567

 /yr
Range: $70K - $593K

$70K

$593K

$69,686 - $593,130 Range

Northwestern University
4.2

$215,053

 /yr
Range: $112K - $332K

$112K

$332K

$111,776 - $331,501 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Professor in United States of America

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$32

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Professor with 7 to 9 years of experience

$25,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Professor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$30,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Professor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$143,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Tenured Full Professor with more than 15 years of experience

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$71,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Professor with more than 15 years of experience

$141,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Professor with more than 15 years of experience

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Faculty with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a OYO Faculty with 7 to 9 years of experience

$260,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Professor with 7 to 9 years of experience

$300,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Professor with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Professor salaries

The national average salary for a Professor is $114,111 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4565 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Professor employees.

The highest salary for a Professor in United States is $221,883 per year.

The lowest salary for a Professor in United States is $58,686 per year.

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