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
Countsort descending
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
Fuller Theological Seminary in California Doctoral CALIFORNIA $87,700 1.4% 36 $110,700 108.1
Claremont Graduate University Doctoral CALIFORNIA $146,900 0.0% 45 $185,600 89.2
Azusa Pacific University Doctoral CALIFORNIA $108,200 2.5% 138 $132,400 102.0
University of San Francisco Doctoral CALIFORNIA $158,700 6.6% 153 $211,700 94.1
University of San Diego Doctoral CALIFORNIA $140,600 2.9% 198 $186,900 86.4
California Institute of Technology Doctoral CALIFORNIA $204,200 3.1% 249 $250,100 94.5
University of California-Santa Cruz Doctoral CALIFORNIA $160,800 N/A 295 $218,400 93.2
University of California-Riverside Doctoral CALIFORNIA $162,000 N/A 330 $225,700 94.2
University of California-Santa Barbara Doctoral CALIFORNIA $176,100 N/A 524 $236,300 89.7
University of California-San Diego Doctoral CALIFORNIA $171,200 N/A 580 $231,900 88.2


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