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 Equitysort descending
Full Professors
John Brown University Master ARKANSAS $66,900 2.3% 27 $91,500
Wabash College Baccalaureate INDIANA $102,800 1.7% 17 $134,400
University of Maine at Fort Kent Baccalaureate MAINE $77,800 6.6% 7 $105,600
Dominican College of Blauvelt Master NEW YORK $0 N/A 3 $109,300
Medaille College Master NEW YORK $78,500 2.4% 10 $94,100
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Associate with Ranks OHIO $0 N/A 3 $123,400
Philadelphia University Master PENNSYLVANIA $102,700 3.0% 21 $145,500
Mount Marty College Baccalaureate SOUTH DAKOTA $67,900 0.0% 8 $80,000
Holy Names University Master CALIFORNIA $94,100 2.5% 7 $113,800
Lyon College Baccalaureate ARKANSAS $72,700 2.6% 9 $89,800


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