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. Change
Continuing Full Professors
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensation
Full Professors
Salary Equitysort descending
Full Professors
University of Illinois at Springfield Master ILLINOIS $111,400 -0.3% 17 $146,100
Salem College Baccalaureate NORTH CAROLINA $66,300 0.0% 10 $82,800
Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus Baccalaureate OHIO $88,800 4.1% 6 $114,600
University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg Baccalaureate PENNSYLVANIA $81,500 1.2% 5 $101,900
Lamar State College-Orange Associate with Ranks TEXAS $0 N/A 2 $79,900
Miami University-Hamilton Baccalaureate OHIO $111,700 3.0% 9 $156,900
Trinity Washington University Master DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $86,300 1.9% 4 $100,000
Concordia University-Nebraska Master NEBRASKA $67,300 1.4% 19 $90,000
New Mexico State University-Grants Associate with Ranks NEW MEXICO $0 N/A 3 $76,000
Kent State University at Salem Associate with Ranks OHIO $100,600 4.7% 4 $129,900


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