• October 20, 2014

Average Faculty Salaries by Field and Rank at 4-Year Colleges and Universities, 2010-11

  Professor Associate professor Assistant professor* New assistant professor Instructor
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences $92,716 $72,805 $62,122 $63,343 $45,057
Architecture and related services $97,505 $74,466 $60,522 $57,510 $50,111
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies $97,637 $73,457 $58,282 $58,827 $41,776
Biological and biomedical sciences $92,505 $68,806 $58,709 $57,272 $45,049
Business, management, marketing, and related support services $111,621 $93,767 $87,248 $93,926 $57,873
Communication, journalism, and related programs $85,057 $65,444 $54,303 $53,524 $45,070
Communications technologies/technicians and support services $87,611 $65,162 $55,474 $61,840 $51,400
Computer and information sciences and support services $101,985 $83,362 $71,760 $72,199 $53,356
Education $83,748 $65,671 $55,848 $55,379 $46,183
Engineering $114,365 $87,663 $75,822 $76,518 $57,678
Engineering technologies/technicians $87,583 $72,351 $62,081 $62,516 $49,994
English language and literature/letters $80,545 $62,077 $52,081 $51,786 $41,733
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences $88,068 $67,934 $57,484 $56,259 $45,247
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics $85,139 $65,759 $54,005 $52,968 $43,126
Health professions and related clinical sciences $95,437 $75,207 $63,518 $64,943 $52,720
History $82,202 $63,228 $52,626 $52,470 $42,318
Legal professions and studies $134,162 $99,746 $84,374 $91,828 $64,785
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities $83,573 $63,098 $52,394 $51,568 $42,912
Library science $92,099 $68,213 $55,015 $56,427 $47,253
Mathematics and statistics $84,942 $66,263 $56,337 $56,647 $42,538
Multi/interdisciplinary studies $92,148 $71,058 $57,645 $56,902 $47,435
Natural resources and conservation $93,375 $70,470 $60,102 $56,070 $47,423
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies $80,366 $65,072 $54,039 $54,444 $43,503
Philosophy and religious studies $85,073 $63,998 $53,598 $52,270 $43,579
Physical sciences $89,280 $67,590 $57,447 $57,607 $43,980
Psychology $84,509 $64,892 $55,133 $54,859 $45,421
Public administration and social-service professions $90,251 $69,791 $56,952 $58,230 $46,946
Security and protective services $85,311 $66,094 $54,639 $53,769 $44,052
Social sciences $89,858 $69,064 $58,436 $58,946 $46,158
Theology and religious vocations $74,267 $59,593 $52,241 $50,620 $46,042
Visual and performing arts $79,768 $62,686 $52,127 $50,618 $43,464

* Includes data for new assistant professors.
Source: CUPA-HR

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