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. Changesort descending
Full Professors
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
University of Louisville Doctoral KENTUCKY $118,500 N/A 311 $170,500 89.1
University of Maine at Augusta Baccalaureate MAINE $81,500 N/A 28 $112,200 91.7
Adrian College Baccalaureate MICHIGAN $85,400 N/A 28 - 96.8
Mercy College Master NEW YORK $103,900 N/A 21 $149,100 101.6
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Associate with Ranks OKLAHOMA $61,200 N/A 8 $84,500 93.3
University of Mary Washington Baccalaureate VIRGINIA $84,900 N/A 78 $116,800 88.9
Keystone College Baccalaureate PENNSYLVANIA $69,300 N/A 26 - 102.2
University of California-Santa Barbara Doctoral CALIFORNIA $176,100 N/A 524 $236,300 89.7
Catholic University of America Doctoral DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $109,400 N/A 117 $134,800 114.6
Chaminade University of Honolulu Baccalaureate HAWAII $82,300 N/A 19 - 96.1


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