AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

2016-17 AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

The annual AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey is the largest independent source of data on full-time faculty salary and benefits at two- and four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The 2017 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 380,000 faculty members from 1,022 institutions in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The survey, along with the accompanying "Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession," is published each year in the March–April issue of Academe, the AAUP's magazine. Inside Higher Ed below presents these data in an easily searchable database.

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InstitutionCategoryState Avg. Salary
Full Professors
Avg. Change
Continuing Full Professors
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix Doctoral ARIZONA $133,300 1.2% 113 $164,400 74.1
Arizona State University-Polytechnic Master ARIZONA $121,000 2.1% 28 $153,700 105.0
Arizona State University-Tempe Doctoral ARIZONA $143,700 2.6% 594 $177,100 91.8
Arizona State University-West Master ARIZONA $136,900 2.0% 41 $169,400 94.7
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Baccalaureate ARIZONA $106,900 3.0% 14 $139,000
Northern Arizona University Doctoral ARIZONA $104,500 0.4% 289 $132,900 92.2
University of Arizona Doctoral ARIZONA $129,400 5.2% 613 $159,100 90.2
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