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

Earnings for Assistant Professors in Houston, Texas come in at around $71K per year on average. Women make up a slight majority of Houston Assistant Professors (58 percent) survey respondents. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$46,704 - $167,560
$47K
$71K
$170K
MEDIAN: $71,221
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Salary $46,704 - $167,560
Bonus $23,250
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$45,413 - $185,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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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
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 6 salaries. An Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Experienced
▼7%

Skills That Affect Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Data Analysis
▲8%

Grant Writing
▲3%

National Average
$70,000

Research Analysis
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 5%
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