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Associate Professor salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a associate professor is $72,813 per year in the United States. 298 salaries reported, updated at May 16, 2022.

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Top companies for Associate Professors in United States

  1. University of Miami
    992 reviews5 salaries reported
    $283,835per year
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Highest paying cities for Associate Professors in United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $201,121 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $162,431 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $146,766 per year
    11 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $140,278 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Iowa City, IA
    $131,216 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $117,157 per year
    13 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $112,898 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $94,314 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $76,039 per year
    7 salaries reported
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Where can an Associate Professor earn more?

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Most common benefits for Associate Professors

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 868 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Adjunct Professor

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Average $51.29 per hour

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