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Average Assistant Professor Salary by State and School Type/Category

For all colleges in United States, the average Assistant Professor salary is $61,824. For public schools, its average salary is $64,227 and private schools' average salary is $59,971. The average Assistant Professor salary of national universities is $81,079 and the average Assistant Professor salary of liberal arts colleges is $62,863.
  • District of Columbia has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $75,821 and West Virginia has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $48,995.
  • For public schools, California has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $87,981 and Kentucky has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $50,413.
  • For private schools, Rhode Island has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $79,656 and West Virginia has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $43,609.
  • For national universities, Massachusetts has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $97,140 and Kentucky has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $61,400.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Connecticut has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $81,716 and Oklahoma has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $45,710.
  • For community colleges, California has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $74,152 and Indiana has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $41,425.
Average Assistant Professor Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$55,801$65,966$47,430$74,954$53,688-
Alaska$62,053$69,719$46,721$73,678--
Arizona$65,951$77,498$57,553$76,111--
Arkansas$55,791$57,827$52,126$72,774$56,639$50,094
California$73,433$87,981$68,322$93,904$67,936$74,152
Colorado$63,612$66,377$59,696$83,788$69,239$50,925
Connecticut$66,299$61,087$72,163$86,908$81,716$56,415
Delaware$66,523$78,690$58,412$77,083--
District of Columbia$75,821$81,448$74,797$92,783--
Florida$61,284$63,051$60,011$78,955$62,002$55,466
Georgia$54,068$55,292$53,053$72,134$53,680$43,529
Hawaii$75,754$76,641$72,796$89,417-$73,835
Idaho$58,397$60,094$52,456$70,948$54,779$52,726
Illinois$65,507$68,690$63,689$82,559$59,967$65,545
Indiana$58,785$63,637$56,818$79,573$55,280$41,425
Iowa$55,344$62,543$53,380$80,310$57,645$56,045
Kansas$52,276$59,211$47,653$69,854$46,550$51,826
Kentucky$50,368$50,413$50,324$61,400$55,300$44,640
Louisiana$58,823$57,332$63,150$77,913$54,897$45,491
Maine$61,627$56,930$65,803$69,767$74,625$60,469
Maryland$62,785$62,298$64,001$83,541$65,537$55,247
Massachusetts$71,005$64,145$74,171$97,140$71,825$55,839
Michigan$62,549$74,536$55,890$75,740$55,960$71,424
Minnesota$62,273$70,071$59,046$83,805$64,392-
Mississippi$54,057$61,000$47,113$68,521$50,642-
Missouri$57,241$57,413$57,159$75,880$53,794$52,405
Montana$55,719$57,864$51,430$64,436--
Nebraska$55,692$63,201$51,688$81,552$53,197-
Nevada$74,070$78,925$70,428$82,330--
New Hampshire$63,853$63,191$64,893$92,851$74,335$50,622
New Jersey$66,090$67,085$64,688$88,534$62,550$59,607
New York$66,728$66,541$66,863$90,002$70,775$59,521
North Carolina$60,693$71,310$56,291$80,528$58,150$45,124
North Dakota$55,131$56,310$50,804$70,329-$52,568
Ohio$58,713$62,978$54,990$78,145$59,402$54,999
Oklahoma$53,486$53,604$53,272$80,688$45,710$44,540
Oregon$60,804$67,502$57,083$83,331$68,077$57,331
Pennsylvania$63,365$66,830$61,320$83,771$67,131$52,968
Rhode Island$75,633$63,564$79,656$87,715-$51,088
South Carolina$57,688$62,832$53,713$85,907$56,726$47,555
South Dakota$60,364$63,978$55,304$71,209--
Tennessee$54,981$57,987$53,007$68,336$58,211$50,049
Texas$63,866$66,565$60,118$80,030$61,194$54,924
Utah$66,037$64,821$67,983$79,146-$53,819
Vermont$58,232$56,603$58,883$79,147$72,451-
Virginia$62,157$63,311$60,800$72,100$61,836$57,363
Washington$66,986$78,001$60,506$84,285$71,439$61,434
West Virginia$48,995$51,958$43,609$73,221$51,966$45,270
Wisconsin$59,099$66,793$55,650$71,264$57,039-
Wyoming$63,688$63,688-$80,493-$58,086
Average$61,824$64,227$59,971$81,079$62,863$55,497