AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

2018-19 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 2019 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 380,000 full-time faculty members, and also salaries for senior administrators and pay for part-time faculty members, from more than 950 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 April. Inside Higher Ed below presents these data in an easily searchable database.

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InstitutionCategoryState Avg. Salarysort ascending
Full Professors
Avg. Change
Continuing Full Professors
Count
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
University of Kentucky Doctoral KENTUCKY $127,500 1.2% 459 $157,800 92.0
University of Louisville Doctoral KENTUCKY $117,500 -0.6% 296 $151,900 90.1
University of Maine Doctoral MAINE $115,500 3.0% 165 $152,300 92.0
Bellarmine University Master KENTUCKY $106,600 N/A 39 $130,400 94.6
University of New England Master MAINE $100,400 1.6% 42 $137,000 93.0
Northern Kentucky University Master KENTUCKY $99,300 -0.6% 119 $124,800 92.0
University of Southern Maine Master MAINE $98,500 3.4% 79 $132,600 92.9
Western Kentucky University Master KENTUCKY $84,200 0.0% 188 $110,800 91.6
Murray State University Master KENTUCKY $79,900 0.7% 85 $108,700 84.4
Morehead State University Master KENTUCKY $78,900 2.0% 77 $105,800 93.7

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