Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Houston, Texas Salary

Pay for Assistant Professors in Houston sits in the ballpark of $67K per year. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Assistant Professors in Houston, Texas making up 53 percent of survey respondents. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,062 - $166,873
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$67K
$170K
MEDIAN: $66,966
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$49,211 - $202,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
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Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $65K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $75K. Assistant Professors in Houston, Texas who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $62K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $78K.

Key Stats for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 14%

Grant Writing
up arrow 8%

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None:
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