Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in New York Salary

With nearly four-fifths of New York Professors reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $52K to $197K per year and averages out to $99K annually. For the most part, Professors in New York enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. 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. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. During the first five years of their careers, New York Professors see a median income of $61K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $76K. Professors in New York, N.Y. see a median salary of $97K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $127K — the plum median salary in this group.

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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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National Average

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%