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. Salarysort ascending
Full Professors
Avg. Change
Continuing Full Professors
Count
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
University of California-Riverside Doctoral CALIFORNIA $162,000 N/A 330 $225,700 94.2
University of California-Santa Cruz Doctoral CALIFORNIA $160,800 N/A 295 $218,400 93.2
University of San Francisco Doctoral CALIFORNIA $158,700 6.6% 153 $211,700 94.1
Santa Clara University Master CALIFORNIA $157,500 2.1% 155 $205,700 88.5
Pomona College Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $156,500 3.0% 86 $198,100 93.4
University of California-Merced Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $151,100 N/A 55 $204,500 88.9
Chapman University Master CALIFORNIA $147,300 1.7% 155 $190,800 79.1
Claremont Graduate University Doctoral CALIFORNIA $146,900 0.0% 45 $185,600 89.2
Pepperdine University Master CALIFORNIA $143,100 2.0% 128 $182,800 93.5
Scripps College Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $140,800 3.3% 29 $177,400 94.1

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