The average salary for a Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Chicago, Illinois is $85,497 per year. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$50,932 - $178,126
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$51K
$85K
$180K
MEDIAN: $85,497
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$85,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

Entry-Level
up arrow 36%

Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 64%

Administration
up arrow 8%

National Average
$85,000

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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