Professor Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 1,435 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: January 19, 2019
Average salary
$66,099 per year
  • Most Reported
$21,000
$136,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Professor make in the United States?

The average salary for a Professor is $66,099 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 1,435 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Professor employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Professor is 1-3 years.
Professor salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$249,304 per year
$211,286 per year
$216,913 per year
$206,167 per year
$185,589 per year
$173,829 per year
$153,219 per year
$143,063 per year
$143,742 per year
$127,390 per year
Professor salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$73,888 per year
$81,649 per year
$48,509 per year
$61,381 per year
$74,842 per year

Professor job openings

Assistant/Associate Professor
Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD
Assistant/Associate Professor
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
Associate or Full Professor (Open Rank, 2 positions)
Washington State University
Pullman, WA
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