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 Compensationsort descending
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
University of Maine at Machias Baccalaureate MAINE $69,200 0.0% 9 $100,000 102.9
University of Maine at Presque Isle Baccalaureate MAINE $70,900 2.9% 10 $101,300 100.3
University of Maine at Fort Kent Baccalaureate MAINE $75,600 3.1% 10 $101,400 106.8
University of Maine at Farmington Baccalaureate MAINE $77,100 1.6% 31 $107,100 100.7
University of Puerto Rico-Ponce Baccalaureate DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $78,400 0.1% 60 $109,700 99.6
University of Maine at Augusta Baccalaureate MAINE $81,500 N/A 28 $112,200 91.7
University of Southern Maine Master MAINE $98,100 0.9% 76 $134,100 94.4
Catholic University of America Doctoral DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $109,400 N/A 117 $134,800 114.6
University of New England Master MAINE $99,700 2.8% 45 $140,600 96.0
Howard University Doctoral DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $113,200 2.9% 174 $142,700 93.1


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