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
Davis & Elkins College Baccalaureate WEST VIRGINIA $60,400 4.6% 13 $75,900 106.2
Marshall University Master WEST VIRGINIA $78,600 2.1% 180 $97,700 93.9
Ohio Valley University Baccalaureate WEST VIRGINIA $48,100 0.0% 7 $56,100
University of Charleston Master WEST VIRGINIA $70,200 N/A 9 $0 132.0
West Virginia University Doctoral WEST VIRGINIA $120,800 3.4% 296 $144,800 92.7
West Virginia Wesleyan College Baccalaureate WEST VIRGINIA $65,500 3.0% 11 $90,300
Wheeling Jesuit University Master WEST VIRGINIA $71,000 0.2% 14 $86,000
Shepherd University Master WEST VIRGINIA $76,500 2.1% 29 $92,400 99.2
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