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
Countsort descending
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
University of California-Los Angeles Doctoral CALIFORNIA $204,000 N/A 964 $272,500 90.2
Texas A & M University-College Station Doctoral TEXAS $143,400 0.9% 966 $170,600 94.4
The University of Texas at Austin Doctoral TEXAS $165,600 3.4% 978 $196,600 91.2
Harvard University Doctoral MASSACHUSETTS $245,800 3.1% 979 $299,100 91.8
University of Wisconsin-Madison Doctoral WISCONSIN $136,200 2.6% 979 $176,100 89.0
Ohio State University-Main Campus Doctoral OHIO $150,000 2.7% 994 $195,700 89.6
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Doctoral MICHIGAN $170,200 2.9% 1 126 $209,500 92.4


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