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
Greensboro College Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $57,300 2.9% 24 $69,900 95.3
Guilford College Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $74,700 9.5% 32 $95,000 94.8
Lees-McRae College Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $53,100 0.0% 10 - 82.1
Mars Hill University Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $58,000 N/A 18 $76,900 100.0
North Carolina Wesleyan College Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $58,900 2.2% 12 $74,800 103.1
Salem College Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $66,300 0.0% 10 $78,800 96.1
University of North Carolina at Asheville Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $94,000 1.4% 70 $120,800 95.2
Barton College Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $58,200 0.0% 18 $74,500 98.0


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