Average Adjunct Professor Salary

$32,956
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$14k
MEDIAN
$33k
90%
$72k

The average salary for an Adjunct Professor is $32,956

Base Salary
$14k - $72k
Bonus
$10 - $30k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $10k
Total Pay
$18k - $122k
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What Do Adjunct Professors Do?

Adjunct Professor Tasks
  • 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.
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Job Satisfaction for Adjunct Professor

4.1 out of 5
(150)
Highly Satisfied
23Reviews
Based on 150 responses, the job of Adjunct Professor has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.12 out of 5. On average, Adjunct Professors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
61.1%
Male
38.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 324 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

22%

Dental

16%

Vision

16%

None

78%