AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

2016-17 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 2017 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 380,000 faculty members from 1,022 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 Equity
Full Professors
Alcorn State University Baccalaureate MISSISSIP2 $80,000 0.3% 39 $107,000 107.2
Millsaps College Baccalaureate MISSISSIP2 $91,500 3.0% 23 $113,600 99.1
Mississippi College Doctoral MISSISSIP2 $87,400 N/A 58 $104,000 112.6
Mississippi State University Doctoral MISSISSIP2 $110,500 2.4% 237 $134,500 89.3
Mississippi University for Women Master MISSISSIP2 $66,700 1.5% 34 $87,000 111.1
Mississippi Valley State University Master MISSISSIP2 $64,600 0.0% 17 $85,200 96.2
University of Mississippi Doctoral MISSISSIP2 $118,300 1.0% 234 $142,600 91.4
University of Southern Mississippi Doctoral MISSISSIP2 $91,700 1.1% 137 $119,500 95.1
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