Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in New York Salary

The majority of New York Professors — roughly four-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $52K to $197K per year, and the median is $99K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Male Professors in New York, N.Y. are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. Most Professors in New York like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,088 - $192,679
MEDIAN: $99,474

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$51,822 - $197,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Pay by Experience Level for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

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

Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Professors in New York, N.Y. During the first five years of their careers, Professors in New York see a median income of $61K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $76K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $97K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $127K on average.

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Experience Affects Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

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Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

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Clinical Research
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Research Analysis
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Curriculum Planning
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


42 %
58 %

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: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 7%