AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

2018-19 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 2019 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 380,000 full-time faculty members, and also salaries for senior administrators and pay for part-time faculty members, from more than 950 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 April. 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
Western Washington University Master WASHINGTON $110,400 4.3% 215 $139,800 93.4
University of Puget Sound Master WASHINGTON $111,100 0.7% 119 $147,200 97.9
University of Washington-Bothell Campus Master WASHINGTON $124,400 2.0% 23 $151,000 88.9
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus Master WASHINGTON $125,000 2.7% 38 $152,200 82.8
Whitman College Baccalaureate WASHINGTON $118,300 2.1% 40 $152,200 93.7
Washington State University Doctoral WASHINGTON $129,600 1.5% 335 $162,000 89.0
University of Washington-Seattle Campus Doctoral WASHINGTON $151,400 4.5% 729 $179,500 91.1


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