Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Adjunct Professor is $32,956
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Adjunct Professors?
An entry-level Adjunct Professor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30,759 based on 49 salaries. An early career Adjunct Professor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30,871 based on 309 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Adjunct Professors Do?
Adjunct professors serve as instructors and/or researchers for the institution at which they teach. Most often, adjunct professors are not full-time professors seeking a tenured position at a university. Rather, they are typically professionals working in a particular field who have part-time professor status teaching within that same field at a university; universities benefit because these professors have real-world experience working in the field and do not require the same employment …Read more
- Teach on a contractual basis at one or more colleges.
- Grade assignments and provide students with timely feedback.
- Develop the syllabus and prepare and lead discussions, lectures, tests, and assignments.