Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Pay for Assistant Professors in Philadelphia sits in the ballpark of $72K per year. Job satisfaction for Assistant Professors in Philadelphia, Pa. is high. Women make up a slight majority of Philadelphia Assistant Professors (50 percent) survey respondents. Men working as Assistant Professors in Philadelphia, Pa. who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,765 - $139,107
MEDIAN: $71,894

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$49,765 - $139,107  
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$49,765 - $139,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
741,270 (47.3%)
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...

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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.

Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $75K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $69K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $55K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $63K.

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Skills That Affect Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Grant Writing
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Public Speaking
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Data Analysis
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Clinical Research
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 13%