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Average Assistant Professor Salary by State and School Type/Category

For all colleges in the United States, the average Assistant Professor salary is $63,007. For public schools, its average salary is $65,122 and private schools' average salary is $61,372. The average Assistant Professor salary of national universities is $82,835 and the average Assistant Professor salary of liberal arts colleges is $63,798.
  • Rhode Island has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $78,497 and West Virginia has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $50,297.
  • For public schools, California has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $90,540 and Kentucky has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $51,314.
  • For private schools, Rhode Island has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $82,737 and West Virginia has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $44,800.
  • For national universities, Massachusetts has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $98,121 and Montana has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $58,650.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Connecticut has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $81,466 and Kansas has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $44,938.
  • For community colleges, Hawaii has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $74,380 and North Carolina has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $42,791.
Average Assistant Professor Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$56,135$66,405$47,150$76,174$48,684-
Alaska$69,100$74,401$47,895$71,856--
Arizona$66,571$74,901$59,756$76,977--
Arkansas$55,290$57,496$51,320$70,213$54,149$50,466
California$76,574$90,540$71,471$95,267$76,168$74,035
Colorado$64,329$67,104$60,041$85,370$67,699$50,709
Connecticut$69,363$64,782$74,860$89,758$81,466$59,896
Delaware$70,782$78,382$65,716$79,148--
District of Columbia$77,127$85,356$75,631$93,297--
Florida$61,748$63,603$60,346$80,284$62,055$52,067
Georgia$55,967$56,986$55,072$73,754$54,811$44,233
Hawaii$76,692$77,620$73,600$91,946-$74,380
Idaho$59,434$61,213$53,206$71,936$56,933$54,008
Illinois$66,589$70,502$64,382$84,809$59,473$67,332
Indiana$60,612$65,886$58,475$82,697$55,471$44,165
Iowa$55,488$62,913$53,399$82,753$59,438$55,536
Kansas$53,191$58,919$49,182$72,021$44,938$51,941
Kentucky$51,423$51,314$51,524$63,564$55,829$44,617
Louisiana$58,476$56,663$63,553$78,481$55,452$45,648
Maine$62,479$58,299$66,195$74,163$75,189$60,640
Maryland$65,108$65,210$64,853$88,935$66,755$56,677
Massachusetts$72,516$65,003$75,983$98,121$73,950$55,278
Michigan$63,898$75,173$56,722$77,420$57,757$69,748
Minnesota$63,329$71,363$59,759$86,432$64,870-
Mississippi$53,979$61,027$46,931$68,424$51,580-
Missouri$56,903$58,404$56,187$77,125$52,560$52,062
Montana$53,407$54,081$51,836$58,650-$51,106
Nebraska$57,892$66,854$52,771$85,017$53,013-
Nevada$75,573$80,738$71,700$85,103--
New Hampshire$63,885$61,355$67,498$96,138$76,042$50,830
New Jersey$69,610$69,004$70,548$93,184$65,110$61,629
New York$68,453$66,787$69,647$92,469$72,477$60,606
North Carolina$60,727$70,780$56,454$80,174$58,481$42,791
North Dakota$56,435$57,949$50,886$74,512-$51,946
Ohio$59,792$63,711$56,257$78,952$61,902$55,196
Oklahoma$55,680$56,856$53,563$82,299$47,641$48,997
Oregon$63,616$69,062$60,213$86,272$72,755$56,565
Pennsylvania$64,233$65,585$63,715$85,014$68,423$53,728
Rhode Island$78,497$65,777$82,737$90,421-$50,715
South Carolina$58,106$63,872$53,650$88,424$58,804$49,027
South Dakota$61,345$65,876$55,001$72,666--
Tennessee$55,728$59,219$53,434$69,678$53,964$50,884
Texas$64,278$66,524$61,270$84,018$60,945$54,811
Utah$67,622$66,204$69,891$80,370-$55,292
Vermont$62,575$58,967$64,981$80,897$73,977-
Virginia$63,059$65,300$60,423$73,383$62,506$58,832
Washington$68,856$80,990$61,272$87,780$71,645$64,021
West Virginia$50,297$53,321$44,800$75,282$50,645$47,481
Wisconsin$60,027$68,353$56,295$70,138$58,058-
Wyoming$59,151$59,151-$82,240-$53,378
Average$63,007$65,122$61,372$82,835$63,798$56,269