Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary

An Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $58,829 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Administration and Clinical Research.

$40,133 - $102,343
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,828
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$14.74 - $57.00
(Median)
$15
$26
$57
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,133 - $102,343  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,110  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$39,898 - $103,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 512
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $57.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $98.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,110  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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).
)
$39,898 - $103,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Administration
up arrow 24%

Clinical Research
up arrow 23%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

National Average
$59,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 2%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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