Average Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary

$52k - $125k
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,243
Bonus
$15,000
Commission
$4,898
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The average salary for an Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $76,250.
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$76k
90%
$125k
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$52k - $125k
Bonus
$2k - $28k
Profit Sharing
$1 - $83k
Commission
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$52k - $127k

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Job Description for Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks
  • Teach online and in-person courses to meet learning objectives.
  • Write grants and conduct research.
  • Participate in university and departmental meetings and policy reviews.
  • Create course syllabi, materials, readings, and grading rubrics.

Job Satisfaction for Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

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The top respondents for the job title Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education are from the companies Boston University, University of Minnesota and Ohio State University (OSU). Reported salaries are highest at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) where the average pay is $106,966. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Boston University and Emory University, earning around $104,762 and $102,250, respectively. University of Minnesota pays the lowest at around $79,497. Chapman University and Ohio State University (OSU) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,367 and $83,820, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Skills in Research Analysis, Grant Writing and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Online Education and Public Speaking.

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

An entry-level Associate 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 $63,432 based on 22 salaries. An early career Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,609 based on 234 salaries. A mid-career Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,197 based on 644 salaries. An experienced Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,282 based on 1,284 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,055.
Employees with Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (27.8% more) and Baltimore, Maryland (24.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,947 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
7.9%
Mid Career
21.9%
Experienced
43.6%
Late Career
25.9%