Associate Professor Salary in the United States

How much does an Associate Professor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Associate Professor in the United States is $41 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $37 and $46. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Associate Professor?

Associate Professor (frequently capitalized as Associate Professor) is an academic title with two principal meanings. In the North American system, used in the United States and many other countries, it is a position between assistant professor and a full professorship. In this system an associate professorship is typically the first promotion obtained after gaining a faculty position, and in the United States it is usually connected to tenure. In the Commonwealth system, the title Associate Professor is traditionally used in place of reader in certain countries. Like the reader title it ran...

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