Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary

An Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $60,182 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Clinical Research, Research Analysis, and Administration.

$39,403 - $100,677
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$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,287
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$10.19 - $39.87
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$0$101K
Salary $39,403 - $100,677
Bonus $195.74 - $20,426
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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$38,713 - $101,058
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 318
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $10.19 - $39.87
Hourly Tips $3.57
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $195.74 - $20,426
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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$38,713 - $101,058
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Houston:
"Depth of politics."
Learn the depth of politics earlier.

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Cerritos:
"Full time positions are limited."
Obtain a Ph.D instead of an Ed.D.

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Fort Collins:
"That negotiating starting salary was extremely important."
To strive for excellence and maintain astute awareness regarding commensurate salaries among peers.

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Long Beach:
"All colleges/universities are different."
Don't expect that the college you will work at will be like the one that you attended. Not only were you not aware of everything that your Professors did or were responsible for, all schools have different levels of pay, infrastructure support, graduate assistantships to help you in class, grading or research, comeradery, teaching/research/committe balance, etc.

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Fairfield:
"Prepare."
Prepare, organize, and plan.

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in New York:
"Persistent."
Be persistent in what you want to pursue. Don't give up easily. When you first do not succeed, keep trying.

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in North Brunswick:
"The more things change, the more things change."
Beware the Peter Principle.

Key Stats for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Clinical Research
▲48%

Research Analysis
▲23%

Administration
▲18%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲1%

Curriculum Planning
▲1%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 13%
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