$66,413
Avg. Salary
$34.78
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,158

Bonus

$3,072

Profit Sharing

$7,890

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $34.78 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $66,413 per year.

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$14.53
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$34.78
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$70.30
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MEDIAN $34.78
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$49k
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$101k
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MEDIAN $66,413
$48,579 - $101,461
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MEDIAN: $66,413
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$0$102K
Salary $48,579 - $101,461
Bonus $977 - $28,944
Profit Sharing $970 - $81,403
Commission $7,890
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,483 - $102,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,371
Hourly Data $0$102
Hourly Rate $14.53 - $70.30
Overtime $25.18 - $102
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $977 - $28,944
Commission $7,890
Profit Sharing $970 - $81,403
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,483 - $102,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

Job Description for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Assistant Professor, Postsecondary/Higher Education Job Description

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Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks
  • Advise and mentor students.
  • Teach courses in a specific field.
  • Develop and modify curriculum in coordination with committees.

Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education


Assistant Professors fill the offices of leading firms City University of New York (CUNY), South University, University of Cincinnati (UC), New York University (NYU), and University Of Notre Dame. Ohio State University (OSU) offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $91K. Assistant Professors will also find cushy salaries at New York University (NYU) (+$88K), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) (+$83K), and University of Southern California (USC) (+$83K).

South University pays significantly less than other places with a median salary of $46K, about half the top paying employer's rate. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include George Mason University ($62K), University of Cincinnati (UC) ($63K), and University of Kentucky (UK) ($68K).

Common Career Paths for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education


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As Assistant Professors transition into upper-level roles such as Psychiatrist, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Psychiatrists earn $170K on average per year. Career advancement for the typical Assistant Professor often leads to becoming an Associate Professor or a Professor; median salaries in these positions are $4K higher and $13K higher, respectively.

Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education


Assistant Professors seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Clinical Research, Molecular Biology, Data Analysis, and Clinical Education are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 16 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Oral / Verbal Communication, Counseling, and Course Design. Most people skilled in Grant Writing are similarly competent in Data Analysis and Oral / Verbal Communication.

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

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education has a negative trend. An entry-level Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 1,553 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 909 salaries. An experienced Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 586 salaries. An Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 246 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,706

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Assistant Professors in Baltimore enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Assistant Professors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+27 percent), Boston (+24 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), and New York (+16 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Columbia, 11 percent below the national average. Employers in St. Louis and Pittsburgh also lean toward paying below-median salaries (8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 607 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$67,000

▼2%

▼3%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 607 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 7%