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 Equitysort descending
Full Professors
Claremont Graduate University Doctoral CALIFORNIA $146,900 0.0% 45 $185,600 89.2
Coker College Baccalaureate SOUTH CAROLINA $60,900 2.2% 18 - 89.3
University of California-Santa Barbara Doctoral CALIFORNIA $176,100 N/A 524 $236,300 89.7
University of California-Los Angeles Doctoral CALIFORNIA $204,000 N/A 964 $272,500 90.2
Converse College Baccalaureate SOUTH CAROLINA $63,300 0.0% 19 - 91.7
Pitzer College Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $134,000 3.8% 37 $181,100 91.8
University of South Carolina-Columbia Doctoral SOUTH CAROLINA $133,800 0.8% 428 $186,800 92.2
Occidental College Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $133,500 2.2% 71 $168,700 92.7
Clemson University Doctoral SOUTH CAROLINA $131,700 0.7% 348 $174,300 93.0
University of California-Santa Cruz Doctoral CALIFORNIA $160,800 N/A 295 $218,400 93.2

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