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

An Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $55,213 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 Total Pay (?
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$38,455 - $98,787
(Median)
38K
55K
73K
99K
MEDIAN: $55,212
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Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Total Pay (?
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$11.84 - $60.82
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,455 - $98,787  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,846  
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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$37,908 - $100,170  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 622
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $60.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $100.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,846  
   
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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$37,908 - $100,170  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 622
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$56,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Administration
up arrow 30%
Clinical Research
up arrow 27%
Research Analysis
up arrow 11%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 5%
National Average
$56,000
Curriculum Planning
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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