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Average Faculty Salary by State and School Type/Category

For all colleges in the United States, the average Faculty salary is $63,804. For public schools, its average salary is $69,933 and private schools' average salary is $59,410. The average Faculty salary of national universities is $96,933 and the average Faculty salary of liberal arts colleges is $74,971.
  • Rhode Island has the highest Faculty salary of $96,193 and West Virginia has the lowest Faculty salary of $50,774.
  • For public schools, District of Columbia has the highest Faculty salary of $111,873 and Arkansas has the lowest Faculty salary of $52,427.
  • For private schools, Rhode Island has the highest Faculty salary of $100,827 and West Virginia has the lowest Faculty salary of $44,129.
  • For national universities, New Hampshire has the highest Faculty salary of $122,637 and Kentucky has the lowest Faculty salary of $72,193.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Connecticut has the highest Faculty salary of $98,477 and Kansas has the lowest Faculty salary of $50,992.
  • For community colleges, California has the highest Faculty salary of $88,264 and Georgia has the lowest Faculty salary of $40,134.
Average Faculty Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$60,716$65,772$51,111$89,399$53,732$59,826
Alaska$66,632$78,710$50,528$86,886--
Washington$68,625$73,628$60,543$96,779$90,974$70,776
Arizona$60,579$73,756$51,063$82,725-$72,222
Arkansas$51,000$52,427$48,382$89,689$59,543$43,594
California$76,935$94,539$65,968$116,593$94,059$88,264
Minnesota$70,326$75,092$64,949$84,497$79,439$74,393
Colorado$60,856$66,680$55,577$88,540$85,474$54,938
Connecticut$82,189$81,838$82,502$121,546$98,477$77,034
New York$69,217$78,658$65,524$116,382$86,500$68,591
Delaware$73,479$86,869$63,437$93,873-$65,828
District of Columbia$85,599$111,873$82,096$111,388--
Florida$54,628$64,739$51,257$93,708$70,783$46,183
Georgia$53,615$54,792$52,545$86,706$60,361$40,134
Hawaii$78,046$85,323$63,494$113,002-$79,150
Idaho$58,406$63,721$52,332$76,971$64,458$55,058
Illinois$71,790$77,214$68,329$99,268$69,637$73,535
Indiana$60,677$68,084$58,258$93,197$65,027$44,898
Iowa$60,742$64,845$58,577$103,950$69,695$58,488
Kansas$52,025$54,577$49,017$84,849$50,992$48,571
Missouri$57,463$61,548$55,792$93,278$60,204$53,124
Kentucky$54,905$57,236$53,351$72,193$66,463$50,828
Louisiana$55,115$57,709$51,764$80,647$59,082$44,331
Maine$68,703$68,768$68,638$92,347$88,412$57,435
Maryland$70,900$74,096$65,852$104,040$72,591$62,285
Massachusetts$81,857$79,068$82,943$118,004$88,678$67,957
Michigan$69,932$79,568$59,377$90,570$69,204$75,752
Mississippi$53,663$55,809$48,180$75,141$56,784$50,465
Montana$52,975$53,877$50,570$73,235-$51,051
Nebraska$60,681$64,250$56,874$87,566$56,808$56,782
Nevada$64,901$78,929$55,974$95,676-$62,573
New Hampshire$71,713$74,896$67,950$122,637$70,955$63,523
New Jersey$66,175$81,054$56,950$118,280$85,743$67,967
North Carolina$55,122$55,989$53,940$95,628$64,432$48,885
North Dakota$57,414$58,349$55,235$82,988-$57,482
Ohio$60,075$71,085$53,706$86,427$74,436$52,974
Oklahoma$52,968$54,399$50,527$91,655$54,094$47,447
Oregon$68,520$73,191$62,682$96,869$80,218$68,155
Pennsylvania$64,400$76,440$61,206$103,759$80,179$50,619
Rhode Island$96,193$80,746$100,827$115,669-$65,604
South Carolina$56,441$59,740$53,038$96,355$64,459$50,169
South Dakota$58,553$64,227$50,042$74,611-$57,310
Tennessee$57,265$65,085$54,164$80,739$68,583$51,298
Texas$60,336$66,604$54,925$91,873$63,651$53,521
Utah$66,986$72,306$64,622$96,257-$62,040
Vermont$69,104$71,697$68,066$95,190$77,365-
Virginia$64,092$71,095$59,646$83,943$72,482$58,411
West Virginia$50,774$56,787$44,129$95,994$56,490$46,357
Wisconsin$66,725$73,428$60,441$81,874$70,625$74,726
Wyoming$61,040$62,812$46,864$88,879-$59,089
Average$63,804$69,933$59,410$96,933$74,971$61,501