Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Los Angeles Salary

The average pay for a Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Los Angeles, California is $106,105 per year. A skill in Clinical Research is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,598 - $176,174
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MEDIAN: $101,164
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Salary $59,598 - $176,174
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$60,176 - $173,826
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

The job of a professor at the postsecondary or higher education level involves not only lecturing and teaching students in the classroom, but working with them to develop research, dissertations, or thesis-based papers as well. A professor also must be able to perform research, collect and analyze data, and examine original documents, literature, and other source material.

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Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks

  • Perform research to expand knowledge by performing experiments, collecting and analyzing data, or examining original documents, literature, and other source material.
  • Keep up with developments in an academic field.
  • Supervise graduate students' teaching and research.
  • Publish research findings.
  • Prepare lectures, exercises and laboratory experiments; grade exams and papers; advise and work with students individually.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Pay by Experience for a Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education has a positive trend. An entry-level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $101,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 13 salaries. A 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 $136,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
47%

Experience Affects Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

▲34%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$101,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Clinical Research
▲72%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲9%

Research Analysis
▲6%

Curriculum Planning
▲5%

Administration
▲2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲1%

National Average
$101,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 7%