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Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary in New York

Close to four-fifths of Professors in New York, N.Y. are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $50K to $185K per year, and the average comes out to $100K per year. Men make up a slight majority of New York Professors (59 percent) who responded to the survey. Almost all enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$49,422 - $182,508
MEDIAN: $99,559

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$49,422 - $182,508  
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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).
$49,949 - $185,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116

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Pay by Experience Level for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in New York, New York

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Professors in New York, N.Y. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $52K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $76K. Professors in New York see a median salary of $97K 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 $126K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in New York, New York Salaries

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Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in New York, New York Salaries

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Clinical Research

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


41 %
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 6%