Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with Research Analysis Skills Salary

Average pay for a Professor with Research Analysis skills is considerable, rounding six figures at $102K per year. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by experience level and the particular employer. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Professors with Research Analysis skills who answered the questionnnaire. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,417 - $164,041
MEDIAN: $102,113

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$62,895 - $168,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 643
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University of Minnesota offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $151K.

Pay by Experience Level for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

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

For many Professors with Research Analysis skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $62K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $79K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $100K on average. Professors with Research Analysis skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $113K on average.

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Experience Affects Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 189 votes.


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70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 3%