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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 $63,340. For public schools, its average salary is $65,863 and private schools' average salary is $61,363. The average Assistant Professor salary of national universities is $83,385 and the average Assistant Professor salary of liberal arts colleges is $64,035.
  • Rhode Island has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $79,364 and Kentucky has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $51,837.
  • For public schools, California has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $90,514 and Kentucky has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $51,140.
  • For private schools, Rhode Island has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $83,049 and West Virginia has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $47,040.
  • For national universities, Massachusetts has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $98,626 and Montana has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $60,376.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Connecticut has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $81,576 and Kansas has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $45,245.
  • For community colleges, Hawaii has the highest Assistant Professor salary of $75,714 and Montana has the lowest Assistant Professor salary of $43,165.
Average Assistant Professor Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$58,094$67,391$49,417$76,968$49,032-
Alaska$66,502$69,920$52,833$71,968--
Arizona$65,077$73,742$59,878$77,014--
Arkansas$55,616$57,723$51,613$79,590$54,743$47,931
California$77,166$90,514$72,144$95,212$79,100$72,172
Colorado$65,080$67,400$61,494$83,283$73,087$52,224
Connecticut$69,543$65,928$73,640$91,204$81,576$63,042
Delaware$70,900$80,983$64,179$80,029--
District of Columbia$77,732$87,348$75,984$93,429--
Florida$62,104$63,467$61,082$81,489$62,948$55,214
Georgia$58,384$61,908$55,087$78,221$53,801$45,315
Hawaii$78,428$79,085$76,237$94,240-$75,714
Idaho$59,133$60,486$54,397$71,332$58,270$53,145
Illinois$66,490$72,156$63,210$84,728$59,598$68,782
Indiana$60,727$66,109$58,485$83,655$55,883$43,844
Iowa$55,234$63,812$52,894$84,491$59,850$56,259
Kansas$54,016$61,028$49,458$72,958$45,245$54,692
Kentucky$51,837$51,140$52,481$62,822$55,763$44,372
Louisiana$59,548$57,886$64,200$78,114$55,219$47,521
Maine$62,636$60,394$64,429$74,774$70,807$63,117
Maryland$64,993$65,383$64,020$90,097$66,343$56,783
Massachusetts$73,452$66,738$76,648$98,626$72,906$58,671
Michigan$63,756$75,657$55,137$77,496$57,535$70,775
Minnesota$64,680$72,304$61,413$85,408$66,039-
Mississippi$56,478$62,328$49,793$70,081$54,066-
Missouri$57,611$59,132$56,917$78,336$54,396$51,663
Montana$54,967$55,886$52,822$60,376-$43,165
Nebraska$59,307$69,058$53,307$81,738$46,845-
Nevada$73,836$78,709$68,964$82,634--
New Hampshire$63,360$62,787$64,178$95,320$74,750$53,289
New Jersey$70,584$70,420$70,851$94,561$70,081$62,403
New York$68,630$68,040$69,060$92,513$71,578$61,307
North Carolina$59,790$71,662$54,867$79,381$57,360$43,179
North Dakota$57,376$58,742$52,367$75,940-$54,520
Ohio$59,810$64,099$55,885$80,266$62,002$55,896
Oklahoma$56,108$56,630$55,168$84,787$47,957$49,135
Oregon$62,119$69,864$57,278$86,073$65,676$57,425
Pennsylvania$63,421$66,162$62,397$86,284$68,052$54,277
Rhode Island$79,364$68,311$83,049$90,356-$55,900
South Carolina$58,712$64,110$54,541$89,454$59,612$49,214
South Dakota$60,771$67,184$53,291$72,047--
Tennessee$56,798$59,921$54,686$70,942$57,829$51,435
Texas$64,333$66,909$60,930$83,398$56,331$54,614
Utah$68,321$66,672$70,958$81,159-$55,317
Vermont$63,659$59,645$66,335$81,152$74,267-
Virginia$63,470$64,844$61,853$74,362$63,484$58,563
Washington$69,380$78,920$63,021$85,823$70,090$66,881
West Virginia$51,884$54,549$47,040$79,065$53,588$49,362
Wisconsin$61,938$70,283$57,765$73,728$61,430-
Wyoming$61,432$61,432-$83,022-$57,114
Average$63,340$65,863$61,363$83,385$64,035$57,134