How much does a Assistant Professor make?

Updated Oct 8, 2021

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$95,551 /yr
Average Base Pay

39,009 salaries

$58K

Low

$96K

Average

$158K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Assistant Professor is $95,551 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Assistant Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 39009 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Assistant Professor employees.

Seniority Levels

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Assistant Professor$95,551 /yr
L3
Mid-level ProfessorNo Salary Reports
L4
Adjunct Professor$54,307 /yr
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$99,705

per year

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$60,210

per year

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$60,244

per year

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Penn State
4.3

Penn State

Assistant Professor

$94,725

 /yr
Range: $41K - $246K
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$41K

$246K

$40,747 - $245,850 Range

University of Wisconsin
4.3

University of Wisconsin

Assistant Professor

$96,545

 /yr
Range: $50K - $194K

$50K

$194K

$49,569 - $193,709 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Assistant Professor

$103,063

 /yr
Range: $44K - $260K

$44K

$260K

$43,745 - $260,175 Range

University of Minnesota
4.3

University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor

$90,270

 /yr
Range: $48K - $202K

$48K

$202K

$48,272 - $201,793 Range

University of Florida
4.3

University of Florida

Assistant Professor

$96,545

 /yr
Range: $61K - $386K

$61K

$386K

$60,727 - $385,523 Range

Purdue University
4.4

Purdue University

Assistant Professor

$100,507

 /yr
Range: $64K - $257K

$64K

$257K

$63,745 - $256,609 Range

Michigan State University
4.3

Michigan State University

Assistant Professor

$93,226

 /yr
Range: $42K - $357K

$42K

$357K

$42,196 - $356,975 Range

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University of Pittsburgh
4.1

University of Pittsburgh

Assistant Professor

$102,584

 /yr
Range: $54K - $444K

$54K

$444K

$54,104 - $443,677 Range

Indiana University
4.3

Indiana University

Assistant Professor

$84,745

 /yr
Range: $54K - $246K

$54K

$246K

$53,546 - $246,227 Range

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Assistant Professor

$230,294

 /yr
Range: $80K - $441K

$80K

$441K

$80,023 - $441,046 Range

Arizona State University
4.3

Arizona State University

Assistant Professor

$98,690

 /yr
Range: $64K - $249K

$64K

$249K

$64,152 - $249,393 Range

Yale University
4.4

Yale University

Assistant Professor

$159,294

 /yr
Range: $78K - $481K

$78K

$481K

$78,313 - $481,141 Range

SUNY
4

SUNY

Assistant Professor

$90,862

 /yr
Range: $59K - $214K

$59K

$214K

$58,606 - $214,185 Range

West Virginia University
4

West Virginia University

Assistant Professor

$106,108

 /yr
Range: $59K - $555K

$59K

$555K

$59,496 - $555,411 Range

University of Hawai'i
3.9

University of Hawai'i

Assistant Professor

$88,039

 /yr
Range: $68K - $217K

$68K

$217K

$68,425 - $216,698 Range

Texas Tech University
4.3

Texas Tech University

Assistant Professor

$81,269

 /yr
Range: $59K - $217K

$59K

$217K

$58,606 - $217,103 Range

University of Maryland
4.3

University of Maryland

Assistant Professor

$100,323

 /yr
Range: $65K - $323K

$65K

$323K

$64,532 - $322,869 Range

Columbia University
4.2

Columbia University

Assistant Professor

$127,000

 /yr
Range: $73K - $381K

$73K

$381K

$72,994 - $380,964 Range

University of Washington
4.3

University of Washington

Assistant Professor

$115,504

 /yr
Range: $54K - $300K

$54K

$300K

$53,757 - $300,308 Range

Texas A&M University
4.4

Texas A&M University

Assistant Professor

$98,792

 /yr
Range: $53K - $291K

$53K

$291K

$53,000 - $291,362 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Assistant Professor salaries

The national average salary for an Assistant Professor is $95,551 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Assistant Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 39009 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Assistant Professor employees.

The highest salary for an Assistant Professor in United States is $158,305 per year.

The lowest salary for an Assistant Professor in United States is $57,674 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$96,321
per year
An Assistant Professor in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $96,321 per year
Job Highlights
Portland, OR Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$110,000
per year
An Assistant Professor of Reseach in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$113,000
per year
An Assistant Professor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $113,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$91,000
per year
An Assistant Professor in the Killeen, TX Area area reported making $91,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Killeen, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$55,000
per year
An Assistant Professor in the Odessa, TX Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Odessa, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$77,000
per year
An Asst. Professor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $77,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$80,000
per year
An Assistant Professor in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$70,000
per year
An Assistant Professor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$163,000
per year
An Assistant Professor in the Lansing, MI Area area reported making $163,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Lansing, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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