Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $55,007 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Administration, Clinical Research, and Research Analysis.
Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (?
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$38,436 - $98,605
(Median)
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99K
MEDIAN: $55,006
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Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (?
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$9.30 - $58.17
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$38,436 - $98,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,820  
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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$37,723 - $99,868  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 574
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $58.17  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $100.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,820  
   
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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$37,723 - $99,868  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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$56,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Administration
up arrow 31%
Clinical Research
up arrow 28%
Research Analysis
up arrow 12%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%
National Average
$56,000
Curriculum Planning
up arrow 11%

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Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 12%
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