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. Changesort descending
Full Professors
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
Jacksonville St U Master’s ALABAMA $77,300 N/A 78 $104,100 94.8
U North Alabama Master’s ALABAMA $80,800 N/A 66 $103,300 95.5
Grand Canyon U Baccalaureate ARIZONA $75,500 N/A 8 $0
California Polytechnic St U-San Luis Obispo Master’s CALIFORNIA $100,500 N/A 277 $133,600 95.8
California St Polytechnic U-Pomona Master’s CALIFORNIA $100,900 N/A 240 $132,500 97.9
California St U-Bakersfield Master’s CALIFORNIA $99,200 N/A 75 $130,600 97.1
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


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