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Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary in New York

New York Professors tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than three-quarters have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $98K per year, but may range from $50K to $194K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$49,376 - $187,029
MEDIAN: $98,187

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$49,376 - $187,029  
$0.00 - $20,203  
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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).
$49,906 - $194,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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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.

For many Professors in New York, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $52K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $76K. For New York Professors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $97K. Professors in New York with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $121K.

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

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National Average

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

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Research Analysis
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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: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 6%