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
Wichita State University Doctoral KANSAS $103,000 3.2% 117 $135,700 86.8
University of Southern Mississippi Doctoral MISSISSIPPI $99,600 0.4% 137 $141,400 95.5
University of Mississippi Doctoral MISSISSIPPI $118,300 0.4% 231 $163,800 90.2
Mississippi State University Doctoral MISSISSIPPI $110,100 1.6% 239 $162,000 87.5
Kansas State University Doctoral KANSAS $113,900 3.4% 268 $150,000 89.5
University of Kansas Doctoral KANSAS $128,600 1.0% 443 $157,400 92.1
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