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
University of North Texas Doctoral TEXAS $115,700 0.5% 312 $135,200 89.4
The University of Texas at Dallas Doctoral TEXAS $161,400 3.3% 254 $195,800 85.0
The University of Texas at San Antonio Doctoral TEXAS $122,800 0.7% 224 $152,800 91.0
West Texas A & M University Master TEXAS $90,800 2.0% 57 $114,000 94.9
The University of Texas at El Paso Doctoral TEXAS $115,400 3.1% 164 $145,100 96.1
University of Dallas Master TEXAS $95,700 4.6% 23 $119,900 109.1
University of Houston-Downtown Master TEXAS $95,900 0.1% 53 $115,000 92.0


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