Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with Research Analysis Skills Salary

Just under nine-tenths of Professors with Research Analysis skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $62K to $175K per year, and the average comes out to $98K annually. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the specific employer and experience level. For the most part, Professors with Research Analysis skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 66 percent of Professors with Research Analysis skills are male. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,646 - $173,418
(Median)
$63K
$98K
$170K
MEDIAN: $98,349
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90%

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$22.75 - $96.44
(Median)
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$55
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MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$62,646 - $173,418  
   
Bonus
$515 - $58,175  
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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$62,301 - $175,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$55.00  
   
Overtime
$92.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$515 - $58,175  
   
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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$62,301 - $175,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Pay by Experience Level for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Professors with Research Analysis skills. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $71K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $75K. On average, Professors with Research Analysis skills make $96K following one to two decades on the job. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $110K, a plump six-figure sum.

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Experience Affects Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries


National Average
$99,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
62%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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