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Average Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary

$77,492
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,161
Bonus
$27,500
Commission
$4,793
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The average salary for an Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $77,492.
10%
$53k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$128k
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$53k - $128k
Bonus
$2k - $28k
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$1 - $50k
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$0 - $28k
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$53k - $131k
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What Do Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Educations Do?

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

3.8 out of 5
(404)
Highly Satisfied
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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 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Reported salaries are highest at Emory University where the average pay is $200,350. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Boston University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), earning around $110,000 and $105,130, respectively. Chapman University pays the lowest at around $80,367. University of Minnesota and Ohio State University (OSU) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,904 and $84,522, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Educations?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Educations?

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 $61,025 based on 14 salaries. An early career Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,993 based on 196 salaries. A mid-career Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,322 based on 536 salaries. An experienced Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,949 based on 1,030 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,143.
Employees with Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.8% more) and Baltimore, Maryland (24.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,423 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.6%
Early Career
8.1%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
42.5%
Late Career
26.7%