Average Experienced Adjunct Professor Salary

$40,087
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,500
Bonus
$6,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Adjunct Professor is $40,087.
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MEDIAN $40,087
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Salary
$15k - $89k
Bonus
$2k - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$20k - $127k

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Job Description for Adjunct Professor

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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Popular Skills for Adjunct Professor

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Online Education, Training and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include English Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Adjunct Professor

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 $31,113 based on 261 salaries. An early career Adjunct Professor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31,791 based on 562 salaries. A mid-career Adjunct Professor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34,321 based on 385 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $40,452.
Employees with Adjunct Professor in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 49.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (54.3% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (25.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,447 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.0%
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
26.6%
Late Career
16.5%