Adjunct Professor Salary in the United States

How much does an Adjunct Professor make in the United States? The average Adjunct Professor salary in the United States is $33,920 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $28,172 and $35,214. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$28,172 to $35,214
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What is an Adjunct Professor?

Adjunct Professor (adjunct lecturer, adjunct instructor, adjunct faculty or contingent academic labor collectively) is a type of academic appointment in higher education. In the United States, an adjunct is a non-tenure-track faculty, though it can also be a scholar or teacher whose primary employer is not the school or department with which they have adjunct status. In most cases adjunct professors need a master's degree, but in some cases only require a bachelor's degree and relevant experience. In Australia, the term adjunct is reserved for academics and researchers from outside the uni...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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The City University of New York on behalf of Borough of Manhattan Community College -
The adjunct professor is responsible for selecting and compiling tests, assignments and/or online discussion exercises that permit measurement of performance relative to standardized learning ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
The City University of New York on behalf of Borough of Manhattan Community College - New York , NY
The adjunct professor is responsible for selecting and compiling tests, assignments and/or online discussion exercises that permit measurement of performance relative to standardized learning ...
Jobble, Inc. - 2 days ago
Los Rios Community College District Office - Sacramento , CA
Los Rios Community College District Music Adjunct Assistant Professor Job Posting Number: F00133P Salary: Please See LRCCD Salary Schedules Closing Date: Open Continuously Complete job description ...
Localwise - 2 days ago
University of Maryland University College - Hagerstown , Maryland
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach, on site at Hagerstown, MD in the Mathematics program. Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following courses: MATH ...
The Washington Post - 2 days ago
University of Maryland University College - Norfolk , Virginia
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach, on site at Norfolk, VA in the Mathematics program. Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following courses: MATH 105 ...
The Washington Post - 2 days ago
University of Maryland University College - Hampton , Virginia
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach, on site at Hampton, VA in the Mathematics program. Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following courses: MATH 105 ...
The Washington Post - 2 days ago
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