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
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
California St U-Channel Islands Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $104,500 N/A 49 $137,200 99.8
California St U-Chico Master’s CALIFORNIA $96,600 N/A 212 $128,400 95.1
California St U-Dominguez Hills Master’s CALIFORNIA $100,300 N/A 93 $131,900 96.8
California St U-East Bay Master’s CALIFORNIA $98,200 N/A 123 $128,900 97.1
California St U-Fresno Master’s CALIFORNIA $97,000 N/A 216 $126,500 99.8
California St U-Fullerton Master’s CALIFORNIA $98,200 N/A 305 $130,200 97.7
California St U-Long Beach Master’s CALIFORNIA $99,300 N/A 365 $129,800 97.6
California St U-Los Angeles Master’s CALIFORNIA $97,000 N/A 275 $127,100 97.4
California St U-Monterey Bay Master’s CALIFORNIA $95,400 N/A 50 $127,700 102.3
California St U-Northridge Master’s CALIFORNIA $96,600 N/A 376 $126,700 97.2


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