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
Lincoln University Master MISSOURI $99,400 0.9% 27 $107,900 97.2
Hendrix College Baccalaureate ARKANSAS $82,500 2.7% 41 $103,700 97.3
Missouri State University-Springfield Master MISSOURI $85,000 0.3% 231 $115,400 97.8
Drury University Baccalaureate MISSOURI $72,900 6.0% 36 $92,700 100.7
Maryville University of Saint Louis Master MISSOURI $89,700 3.9% 21 $126,400 101.3
Mineral Area College Associate with Ranks MISSOURI $58,800 N/A 16 $77,500 102.0
Missouri State University-West Plains Associate with Ranks MISSOURI $61,600 0.0% 6 - 110.1
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Baccalaureate ARKANSAS $91,000 2.8% 17 $129,500 115.9


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