Average Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary in Australia

AU$168,466
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AU$20,000
Bonus
AU$9,000
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The average salary for a Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Australia is AU$168,466.
10%
AU$85k
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AU$168k
90%
AU$216k
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AU$85k - AU$216k
Bonus
AU$5k - AU$30k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$9k
Total Pay
AU$81k - AU$225k

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Job Description for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks
  • Perform research to expand knowledge by performing experiments, collecting and analyzing data, or examining original documents, literature, and other source material.
  • Keep up with developments in an academic field.
  • Supervise graduate students' teaching and research.
  • Publish research findings.
  • Prepare lectures, exercises and laboratory experiments; grade exams and papers; advise and work with students individually.

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Pay by Experience Level for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

An early career Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$90,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$111,229 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$166,358 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$176,271.
Employees with Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (5.0% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Early Career
7.4%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
38.3%
Late Career
35.8%

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