An Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $59,996 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Clinical Research and Research Analysis.

$39,202 - $100,058
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,995
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$11.84 - $54.74
(Median)
$12
$26
$55
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,202 - $100,058  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $20,134  
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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$38,911 - $100,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $54.74  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$204.26 - $20,134  
   
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).
)
$38,911 - $100,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Clinical Research
up arrow 48%

Research Analysis
up arrow 20%

Administration
up arrow 3%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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