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
Clarke University Baccalaureate IOWA $64,800 N/A 22 - 96.2
Governors State University Master ILLINOIS $102,600 N/A 30 - 106.3
Northwestern College Baccalaureate IOWA $68,100 3.9% 30 - 97.7
Graceland University-Lamoni Baccalaureate IOWA $74,400 7.9% 24 - 110.3
Saint Anthony College of Nursing Baccalaureate ILLINOIS $0 N/A 0 -
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary Baccalaureate IOWA $46,600 N/A 10 $63,300
Lincoln Christian University Baccalaureate ILLINOIS $52,900 0.0% 18 $68,100 97.9
MacMurray College Baccalaureate ILLINOIS $64,900 10.3% 6 $81,300 96.3
Loras College Baccalaureate IOWA $66,100 2.5% 25 $81,500 102.9
Simpson College Baccalaureate IOWA $65,500 N/A 42 $87,800 99.6


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