AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

2017-18 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 2018 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 378,865 faculty members from more than 1,000 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
Golden Gate University-San Francisco Master CALIFORNIA $105,900 N/A 31 - 86.7
Eastern Michigan University Master MICHIGAN $97,100 2.5% 352 - 95.2
Ferris State University Master MICHIGAN $112,000 3.8% 151 $158,300 99.9
Grand Valley State University Master MICHIGAN $105,600 N/A 279 - 94.5
Northern Michigan University Master MICHIGAN $91,700 2.0% 97 $129,500 98.8
Spring Arbor University Master MICHIGAN $66,800 5.1% 23 $99,200 91.0
University of Michigan-Dearborn Master MICHIGAN $117,500 2.8% 80 $159,800 86.4
University of Michigan-Flint Master MICHIGAN $117,700 2.2% 42 $161,000 99.3
Saginaw Valley State University Master MICHIGAN $85,700 2.6% 104 $117,200 91.1


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