An Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $60,187 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Clinical Research, Administration, and Research Analysis.

$39,286 - $100,279
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MEDIAN: $60,187
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$10.36 - $41.02
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MEDIAN: $24.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,286 - $100,279  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $19,866  
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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$38,630 - $100,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $41.02  
   
Overtime
$20.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$195.74 - $19,866  
   
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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$38,630 - $100,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Key Stats for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
065
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Clinical Research
up arrow 23%

Research Analysis
up arrow 20%

Administration
up arrow 20%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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