Average Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary

$66,930
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,724
Bonus
$7,890
Commission
$3,000
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The average salary for an Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $66,930.
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$49k
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MEDIAN $66,930
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Salary
$49k - $102k
Bonus
$881 - $30k
Profit Sharing
$964 - $81k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$49k - $103k

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Job Description for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks
  • Advise and mentor students.
  • Teach courses in a specific field.
  • Develop and modify curriculum in coordination with committees.
The top respondents for the job title Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education are from the companies University of Southern California (USC), University of Pittsburgh and California State University (CSU). Reported salaries are highest at Johns Hopkins University where the average pay is $98,990. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of Southern California (USC) and University of Utah, earning around $82,953 and $79,992, respectively. Northeastern University pays the lowest at around $70,732. California State University (CSU) and Nova Southeastern University also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $73,698 and $75,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Skills in Research Analysis and Grant Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Course Design, Curriculum Planning and Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

An entry-level Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,196 based on 951 salaries. An early career Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,983 based on 2,487 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,158 based on 1,749 salaries. An experienced Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,882 based on 1,053 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,351.
Employees with Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 21.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,652 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.3%
Early Career
37.4%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
15.8%
Late Career
6.2%