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-Sacramento Master’s CALIFORNIA $91,800 N/A 341 $122,300 97.8
California St U-San Bernardino Master’s CALIFORNIA $97,400 N/A 200 $128,900 94.5
California St U-San Marcos Master’s CALIFORNIA $97,700 N/A 108 $126,400 93.4
California St U-Stanislaus Master’s CALIFORNIA $93,000 N/A 119 $124,000 99.1
California Institute Tech Doctoral CALIFORNIA $194,800 N/A 247 $235,700 91.4
California Lutheran U Master’s CALIFORNIA $111,400 2.0% 53 $144,600 91.3
California Maritime Academy Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $99,000 N/A 19 $133,200 109.3
Chapman U Master’s CALIFORNIA $144,900 1.3% 127 $182,500 80.7
Claremont Graduate U Doctoral CALIFORNIA $146,800 1.7% 45 $187,200 92.9
Claremont McKenna Coll Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $159,700 2.1% 61 $200,100 96.1


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