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
Scripps College Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $136,500 3.4% 34 $167,800 98.7
Sonoma State University Master CALIFORNIA $97,900 N/A 127 $130,500 97.2
Stanford University Doctoral CALIFORNIA $236,600 3.7% 673 $288,900 95.8
University of California-Berkeley Doctoral CALIFORNIA $185,100 N/A 852 $247,300 93.0
University of California-Davis Doctoral CALIFORNIA $160,100 N/A 787 $215,600 93.6
University of California-Irvine Doctoral CALIFORNIA $165,700 N/A 563 $222,800 94.6
University of California-Los Angeles Doctoral CALIFORNIA $195,000 N/A 978 $259,900 90.4
University of California-Merced Doctoral CALIFORNIA $147,100 N/A 47 $199,200 87.9
University of California-Riverside Doctoral CALIFORNIA $155,400 N/A 324 $209,700 94.0
University of California-San Diego Doctoral CALIFORNIA $164,200 N/A 565 $221,200 87.9


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