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 Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equitysort descending
Full Professors
Dominican College of Blauvelt Master NEW YORK $0 2.6% 3 -
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Master NEW YORK $127,400 0.6% 33 $171,000 72.0
Lees-McRae College Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $53,100 0.0% 10 - 82.1
State University of New York at New Paltz Master NEW YORK $97,200 0.0% 50 $130,700 83.5
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Doctoral NORTH CAROLINA $126,700 4.9% 231 $160,100 85.1
Wake Forest University Master NORTH CAROLINA $151,700 3.2% 194 $191,000 85.4
Mount Saint Mary College Baccalaureate NEW YORK $95,300 2.0% 23 $122,300 86.4
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Doctoral NORTH CAROLINA $159,300 2.1% 585 $205,800 86.6
Elizabeth City State University Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $78,700 1.5% 30 $100,100 86.6
Syracuse University Doctoral NEW YORK $129,900 2.3% 398 $175,600 87.1


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