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Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary with Research Analysis skills

Professors with Research Analysis skills see excellent average salaries — about $103K annually. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — experience level and the specific company are driving factors as well. Most Professors with Research Analysis skills survey respondents are men (72 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Professors with Research Analysis skills. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,762 - $161,577
MEDIAN: $103,223

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$62,762 - $161,577  
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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).
$63,705 - $165,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 535

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Professors with Research Analysis skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $62K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $80K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Professors with Research Analysis skills make a median salary of $100K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $115K on average.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.


28 %
72 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 3%