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.

Click here for Inside Higher Ed's news coverage of the data.

Swipe to view more columns >>
InstitutionCategoryState Avg. Salary
Full Professors
Avg. Change
Continuing Full Professors
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equitysort descending
Full Professors
U Alaska-Southeast Master’s ALASKA $97,900 2.1% 5 $127,600
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U-Prescott Baccalaureate ARIZONA $104,600 3.6% 17 $141,900
Grand Canyon U Baccalaureate ARIZONA $75,500 N/A 8 $0
Lyon Coll Baccalaureate ARKANSAS $70,900 2.7% 9 $86,000
Fresno Pacific U Master’s CALIFORNIA $71,200 N/A 16 $90,500
Life Pacific Coll Baccalaureate CALIFORNIA $79,800 9.5% 4 $96,100
Trinity Washington U Baccalaureate DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $83,700 5.3% 4 $96,700
U South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee Doctoral FLORIDA $127,700 N/A 5 $154,400
Columbia Theol Seminary Master’s GEORGIA $68,000 3.6% 6 $96,800
Covenant Coll Baccalaureate GEORGIA $73,300 N/A 37 $102,900


Back to Top