Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $69,638 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Accounting, Molecular Biology, Clinical Research, Grant Writing, and Research Analysis.
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Total Pay (?
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$49,125 - $107,966
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MEDIAN: $69,638
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Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Total Pay (?
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$26.18 - $81.87
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,125 - $107,966  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,010  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $99,329  
Commission
$24.57 - $29,748  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,302 - $109,919  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$1.1K$2.2K$3.3K
Hourly Rate
$26.18 - $81.87  
   
Overtime
$6.30 - $3,010  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$2.2M$4.4M$6.6M
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,010  
   
Commission
$24.57 - $29,748  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $99,329  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,302 - $109,919  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,222
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Job Description for Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

An associate professor educates at a higher-education institution such as a community college, college,, or university. The main job of an associate professor typically is to teach students and conduct research, and they typically have the same job responsibilities as a full professor; the major difference is that associate professors have not yet attained tenure.
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Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks
  • Participate in university and departmental meetings and policy reviews.
  • Create course syllabi, materials, readings, and grading rubrics.
  • Teach online and in-person courses to meet learning objectives.
  • Write grants and conduct research.

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Experience Affects Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

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$70,000

Skills That Affect Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Accounting
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Research
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Teaching
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$70,000
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Administration
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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 5%
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