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
Count
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
Carnegie Mellon University Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $162,700 2.8% 414 $202,500 83.2
Drexel University Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $158,200 0.4% 226 $202,100 94.6
Duquesne University Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $112,700 2.2% 95 $149,500 87.1
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $111,700 2.0% 181 $137,400 98.4
Lehigh University Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $159,300 2.5% 188 $205,100 83.3
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $157,000 2.3% 870 $200,300 92.8
Temple University Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $157,000 3.1% 401 $203,500 85.3
University of Pennsylvania Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $217,300 3.5% 626 $281,100 91.3
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Doctoral PENNSYLVANIA $153,000 3.1% 480 $207,600 88.5
Idaho State University Doctoral IDAHO $85,500 N/A 129 $123,900 91.9
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