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
Azusa Pacific University Doctoral CALIFORNIA $90,800 2.4% 141 $104,700 97.9
Biola University Master CALIFORNIA $108,500 2.7% 71 $145,500 100.0
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Master CALIFORNIA $106,600 N/A 292 $142,800 95.1
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Master CALIFORNIA $107,000 N/A 242 $141,600 98.1
California State University-Bakersfield Master CALIFORNIA $103,600 N/A 75 $136,900 97.6
California State University-Channel Islands Master CALIFORNIA $111,600 N/A 49 $146,300 100.7
California State University-Chico Master CALIFORNIA $103,100 N/A 203 $137,500 95.2
California State University-Dominguez Hills Master CALIFORNIA $107,300 N/A 100 $140,700 98.0
California State University-East Bay Master CALIFORNIA $104,500 N/A 120 $137,200 96.9
California State University-Fresno Doctoral CALIFORNIA $103,800 N/A 220 $137,600 100.1


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