AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

2016-17 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 2017 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 380,000 faculty members from 1,022 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
Cal St U-San Marcos Master CALIFORNIA $105,100 N/A 111 $137,500 95.8
U California-San Diego Doctoral CALIFORNIA $164,200 N/A 565 $221,200 87.9
Catholic U America Doctoral DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $113,200 N/A 113 $138,500 99.3
Morehead St U Master KENTUCKY $77,200 N/A 82 $103,000 94.9
Grand Valley St U Master MICHIGAN $103,100 N/A 263 $138,100 93.6
Belmont Abbey Coll Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $64,100 N/A 9 $80,500
Ohio Northern U Baccalaureate OHIO $98,200 N/A 54 $125,000 100.8
Dixie St U Baccalaureate UTAH $82,200 N/A 32 $116,500 87.7
Marian U Doctoral WISCONSIN $76,400 N/A 13 $87,000 116.2
Cogswell Coll Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $0 N/A 2 $0


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