Professor Salary


What is the salary of a Professor? In the United States, a Professor earns an average salary of $117,128. The salary range for a Professor is usually between $84,785 and $161,191 per year, representing the 25th to 75th percentiles respectively. The top 10% of earners, that is the 90th percentile, have an annual salary of $225,000. The highest Professor salary in the United States was $1,615,250. The average hourly pay for a Professor is $56.31.

What are Top Paying States and Employers for Professor Jobs?

Top 3 states paying the highest average Professor salary are California, with an average salary of $164,209, followed by Michigan, with an average salary of $175,882, and Nevada, with an average salary of $169,467. Employers paying the highest salary for a Professor job are University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (TX), University of Utah (UT) and AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY (GA).

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Average Salary
$117,128/yr
Records Number
55,547
Employers Number
298
Job Pay Rank
15,156th

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Professor Salary in States

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StateAverage SalaryRecords Number
Alaska$112,132277
Arkansas$97,857250
Arizona$144,443828
California$164,2091122
Colorado$133,379795
Connecticut$76,884388
District of Columbia$123,29436
Florida$144,7195392
Georgia$141,4583353
Iowa$181,4931149
Idaho$92,482104
Indiana$99,273312
Kansas$120,7361043
Kentucky$131,3762132
Louisiana$89,900315
Massachusetts$104,7122139
Maine$121,99219
Michigan$175,8822225
Minnesota$47,9151447
Missouri$133,1081304
Mississippi$90,732120
Montana$83,136294
North Carolina$170,113523
Nebraska$97,6721082
New Hampshire$122,542281
New Jersey$124,421596
New Mexico$111,282225
Nevada$169,467195
New York$134,3123028
Ohio$159,9342572
Oregon$146,630638
Pennsylvania$123,3132576
South Carolina$122,1971562
South Dakota$106,013185
Tennessee$102,702674
Texas$125,28411091
Utah$192,3041279
Virginia$146,7371404
Vermont$123,341347
Washington$154,2061978
Wisconsin$142,0642531
Wyoming$125,764168

Top Paid Professor

NameStateEmployer
Brian Reemtsen L
University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences, AR
Brian Reemtsen LARUniversity of Arkansas For Medical SciencesView Details
Ricardo Azziz
Augusta University, GA
Ricardo AzzizGAAugusta UniversityView Details
James Louis D St
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY, GA
James Louis D StGAAUGUSTA UNIVERSITYView Details
Brian Reemtsen L
University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences, AR
Brian Reemtsen LARUniversity of Arkansas For Medical SciencesView Details
Mark Bleiweis
University of Florida, FL
Mark BleiweisFLUniversity of FloridaView Details
Mark Bleiweis
University of Florida, FL
Mark BleiweisFLUniversity of FloridaView Details
Mark Bleiweis
University of Florida, FL
Mark BleiweisFLUniversity of FloridaView Details
William Couldwell T
University of Utah, UT
William Couldwell TUTUniversity of UtahView Details
Haroon Choudhri F
GEORGIA REGENTS UNIVERSITY, GA
Haroon Choudhri FGAGEORGIA REGENTS UNIVERSITYView Details
William Couldwell T
University of Utah, UT
William Couldwell TUTUniversity of UtahView Details
James Patrick Stannard
University of Missouri, MO
James Patrick StannardMOUniversity of MissouriView Details
William Couldwell T
University of Utah, UT
William Couldwell TUTUniversity of UtahView Details
James Patrick Stannard
University of Missouri, MO
James Patrick StannardMOUniversity of MissouriView Details
Syed Adil Husain
University of Utah, UT
Syed Adil HusainUTUniversity of UtahView Details
James Patrick Stannard
University of Missouri, MO
James Patrick StannardMOUniversity of MissouriView Details
Charles Saltzman L
University of Utah, UT
Charles Saltzman LUTUniversity of UtahView Details
James Louis D St
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY, GA
James Louis D StGAAUGUSTA UNIVERSITYView Details
Stephen Kenji Aoki
University of Utah, UT
Stephen Kenji AokiUTUniversity of UtahView Details
Syed Adil Husain
University of Utah, UT
Syed Adil HusainUTUniversity of UtahView Details
Brandon Lawrence D
University of Utah, UT
Brandon Lawrence DUTUniversity of UtahView Details
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