The average salary for an Adjunct Professor in Chicago, Illinois is $35,000.
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Job Description for Adjunct Professor
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 benefit…Read more
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
Oral / Verbal Communication
Pay by Experience Level for Adjunct Professor
An early career Adjunct Professor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,000 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Adjunct Professor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Adjunct Professor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,300 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $36,500.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Adjunct Professor in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 185.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.4% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (17.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (42.5% less), Houston, Texas (16.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.8% less).
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