Salary update

Due to the developing crisis, salaries are changing rapidly. Here is the average salary for Associate Professors in the United States since March 2020.

Latest average base salary
$109,287
per year

Associate Professor salary in United States

How much does an Associate Professor make in the United States?

308 salaries reported, updated at October 19, 2021
$68,209
per year

The average salary for a associate professor is $68,209 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Loan forgiveness
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dental insurance
  • Credit union membership
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Most common benefits for Associate Professors

  • Loan forgiveness
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dental insurance
  • Credit union membership
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 403(b)
  • Disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

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

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