Average Adjunct Professor Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for an Adjunct Professor in Chicago, Illinois is $35,000.
MEDIAN $35,000
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$12k - $73k
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$13k - $96k

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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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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.
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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