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Assistant professor salary in Los Angeles, CA

How much does an Assistant Professor make in Los Angeles, CA?

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The average salary for a assistant professor is $88,506 per year in Los Angeles, CA. 3 salaries reported, updated at February 6, 2022

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Top companies for Assistant Professors in Los Angeles, CA

  1. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    761 reviews15 salaries reported
    $235,256per year
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Highest paying cities for Assistant Professors near Los Angeles, CA

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $98,634 per year
    23 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $88,506 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Irvine, CA
    $87,822 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $86,529 per year
    17 salaries reported
  2. Sacramento, CA
    $86,246 per year
    25 salaries reported
  3. Monterey, CA
    $84,426 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Long Beach, CA
    $83,491 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Santa Ana, CA
    $81,546 per year
    19 salaries reported
  3. Fresno, CA
    $79,966 per year
    10 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Assistant Professors

  • 401(k)
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,524 ratings

57% of Assistant Professors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Los Angeles, CA?

Adjunct Professor

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Average $29.69 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Assistant Professor

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How can assistant professors increase their salary?

The goal of many assistant professors is to be on a multi-year tenure-track to receive tenure, which means lifetime employment and a promotion to associate professor. Each institution of higher learning has varying requirements for tenure, with research, scholarship, publication and teaching records and evaluations being significant factors.

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