The average salary for a Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in India is ₹1,035,374.
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Job Description for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
The job of a professor at the postsecondary or higher education level involves not only lecturing and teaching students in the classroom, but working with them to develop research, dissertations, or thesis-based papers as well. A professor also must be able to perform research, collect and analyze data, and examine original documents, literature, and other source material. In the classroom, a professor must be able to effectively present or guide lectures, exercises, and sometimes laboratory…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Curriculum Planning, Administration and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation and Oral / Verbal Communication.
Pay by Experience Level for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
An entry-level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹471,665 based on 23 salaries. An early career Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹585,549 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹900,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,435,761 based on 80 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹1,846,342.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in their job title in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earn an average of 74.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New Delhi, Delhi (69.0% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (35.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (48.7% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (39.5% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (25.0% less).
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