How much does an Assistant Professor make? The average Assistant Professor salary is $77,634 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $69,064 and $93,988. 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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Required Qualifications Applicants for Assistant Professor positions must have received a PhD in Computer Engineering, or a related field by the start date of the position. Applicants who have ...
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Required Qualifications Applicants for Assistant Professor positions must have received a PhD in Engineering, Computing or a related field by the start date of the position. Applicants who have ...
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This position can be at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) commensurate with education and experience. Teaching will primarily be at the undergraduate level but may also include the ...
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George Mason University - Fairfax , VA
Required Qualifications Applicants for Assistant or Associate Professor positions must have earned a PhD in Information Sciences, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field by the ...
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University of Mary Washington - Fredericksburg , VA
Type of Appointment Full-Time Rank Assistant Professor Term of Contract 9-months Position Number F00461 College College of Arts and Sciences Department Physics General Description of Position The ...
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Required Qualifications Applicants for Assistant or Associate Professor positions must have earned a PhD in Information Sciences, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field by the ...
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Assistant Professor Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Assistant Professor between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Assistant Professor in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $97,042
Washington, DC $86,422
Miami, FL $75,577
Chicago, IL $82,361
Boston, MA $87,470
New York, NY $93,394
Dallas, TX $77,129
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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Assistant Professor in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Assistant Professor in the United States. The base salary for Assistant Professor ranges from $69,064 to $93,988 with the average base salary of $77,634. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $71,113 to $98,424 with the average total cash compensation of $81,259.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $77,634 $69,064 - $93,988
Bonus $3,625 $2,049 - $4,436
Total Pay $81,259 $71,113 - $98,424
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Visiting Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Assistant Professor is $77,634, and the average salary of Visiting Assistant Professor is $54,181. The average salary of Visiting Assistant Professor is lower than Assistant Professor. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am an Assistant Professor, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Assistant Professor. an Assistant Professor Salary in New Britain, CT is $83,845 as of October 28, 2020; an Assistant Professor Salary in Barnstable, MA is $81,867 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of an Assistant Professor vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Assistant Professor?
Salary ranges for an Assistant Professor can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020