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
California State University-Fullerton Doctoral CALIFORNIA $104,200 N/A 320 $138,100 98.0
California State University-Long Beach Master CALIFORNIA $105,700 N/A 372 $138,800 97.0
California State University-Los Angeles Master CALIFORNIA $105,800 N/A 281 $138,000 97.1
California State University-Monterey Bay Master CALIFORNIA $103,100 N/A 52 $137,500 101.2
California State University-Northridge Master CALIFORNIA $102,900 N/A 382 $135,700 97.1
California State University-Sacramento Master CALIFORNIA $97,400 N/A 335 $130,100 97.9
California State University-San Bernardino Master CALIFORNIA $105,100 N/A 203 $138,800 93.9
California State University-San Marcos Master CALIFORNIA $105,100 N/A 111 $137,500 95.8
California State University-Stanislaus Master CALIFORNIA $98,900 N/A 119 $132,300 100.1
California Institute of Technology Doctoral CALIFORNIA $199,900 N/A 251 $243,700 92.5


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