AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

2015-16 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 2016 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 385,000 faculty members from 1,023 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
Count
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
U North Alabama Master’s ALABAMA $80,800 N/A 66 $103,300 95.5
U South Alabama Master’s ALABAMA $89,500 2.8% 111 $114,600 98.6
U Alaska Anchorage Master’s ALASKA $106,600 3.0% 116 $139,700 83.6
U Alaska Fairbanks Doctoral ALASKA $104,400 4.0% 134 $136,500 89.6
U Alaska-Southeast Master’s ALASKA $97,900 2.1% 5 $127,600
Arizona St U-Downtown Phoenix Master’s ARIZONA $127,900 1.1% 89 $159,800 81.4
Arizona St U-Polytechnic Master’s ARIZONA $120,200 0.2% 30 $153,700 91.0
Arizona St U-Tempe Doctoral ARIZONA $141,800 0.5% 626 $176,100 87.5
Arizona St U-West Master’s ARIZONA $134,000 1.1% 38 $167,500 82.5
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U-Prescott Baccalaureate ARIZONA $104,600 3.6% 17 $141,900

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