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.

$39,390 - $100,181
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$60K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,182
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$10.43 - $40.85
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MEDIAN: $24.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,390 - $100,181  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $19,933  
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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$38,754 - $100,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$20.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$193.92 - $19,933  
   
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).
)
$38,754 - $100,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Key Stats for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Clinical Research
▲46%

Research Analysis
▲21%

Administration
▲16%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼0%

Curriculum Planning
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 14%