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

Assistant Professors in Philadelphia, Pa. can expect to earn an average of $73K annually. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Philadelphia Assistant Professors making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Women make up a slight majority of Assistant Professors in Philadelphia (50 percent) survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Assistant Professors in Philadelphia, Pa. is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,668 - $126,639
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$73K
$130K
MEDIAN: $72,681
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
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...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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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 $75K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $70K. Philadelphia Assistant Professors see a median salary of $56K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $63K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Key Stats for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Grant Writing
up arrow 17%

Public Speaking
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Clinical Research
up arrow 4%

National Average
$73,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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