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 Equitysort descending
Full Professors
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Doctoral NORTH CAROLINA $126,700 4.9% 231 $160,100 85.1
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Doctoral NORTH CAROLINA $159,300 2.1% 585 $205,800 86.6
University of Iowa Doctoral IOWA $141,100 3.2% 479 $198,700 88.3
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Doctoral NORTH CAROLINA $113,400 1.6% 188 $143,900 93.4
Duke University Doctoral NORTH CAROLINA $209,700 2.9% 490 $271,900 94.2
Iowa State University Doctoral IOWA $130,500 1.0% 506 $180,400 94.7
North Carolina State University at Raleigh Doctoral NORTH CAROLINA $129,600 1.6% 662 $177,700 96.0
East Carolina University Doctoral NORTH CAROLINA $106,000 2.8% 258 $143,900 96.4
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