Average Salary for New York University (NYU) Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., New York University (NYU) employs talent in positions ranging from Assistant Professor to Professor. Employees at New York University (NYU) make $68K per year on average. New York University (NYU) paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though your experience level is also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

New York University (NYU) typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: New York University (NYU)
Average Salary Range by Job
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (7)
$57,906 - $135,682  
[-]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (7)
Salary$56,501 - $124,478  
Bonus$611 - $22,609  
Total Pay$57,906 - $135,682  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (4)
$58,117 - $165,313  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (4)
Salary$57,442 - $165,445  
Bonus$531 - $18,610  
Total Pay$58,117 - $165,313  
[+]Administrative Aide (4)
$37,309 - $66,589  
[+]Administrative Aide (4)
Salary$33,121 - $57,554  
Total Pay$37,309 - $66,589  
[+]Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$63,962 - $148,849  
[+]Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$64,112 - $139,001  
Total Pay$63,962 - $148,849  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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70 Washington Sq South
New York City, New York 10012


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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $52K. Overall, the greater share of New York University (NYU) folks have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $67K annually.


Associate Professors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $100K; Professors are next on the list, bringing in close to $99K, followed by Assistant Professors earning $85K and Registered Nurses making $71K. At approximately $40K, Administrative Assistants are among the lowest paid at New York University (NYU).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $117K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people typically earn about $93K per year. It pays to have a medical degree at New York University (NYU) — these employees make the most at $230K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Data Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $75K. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, less than ten percent of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Event Planning, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

Just 31 percent receive paid time off. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at New York University (NYU), including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats for New York University (NYU)


57 %
43 %
$40,614 - $77,516
$49,329 - $95,600
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

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