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Average Instructor Salary by State and School Type/Category

For all colleges in United States, the average Instructor salary is $50,605. For public schools, its average salary is $55,948 and private schools' average salary is $46,660. The average Instructor salary of national universities is $59,356 and the average Instructor salary of liberal arts colleges is $51,892.
  • California has the highest Instructor salary of $66,625 and Indiana has the lowest Instructor salary of $40,687.
  • For public schools, California has the highest Instructor salary of $84,187 and Rhode Island has the lowest Instructor salary of $38,210.
  • For private schools, Rhode Island has the highest Instructor salary of $65,523 and Delaware has the lowest Instructor salary of $32,507.
  • For national universities, Nevada has the highest Instructor salary of $77,506 and New Hampshire has the lowest Instructor salary of $16,809.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Connecticut has the highest Instructor salary of $65,590 and Kansas has the lowest Instructor salary of $33,756.
  • For community colleges, California has the highest Instructor salary of $82,163 and Florida has the lowest Instructor salary of $36,441.
Average Instructor Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$44,488$53,023$39,098$55,856$44,221-
Alaska$50,249$58,344$34,058$66,074--
Washington$55,057$61,833$49,974$55,468$59,099$62,524
Arizona$45,533$50,146$42,897$46,993-$59,935
Arkansas$44,508$45,656$42,214$49,510$45,292$42,682
California$66,625$84,187$51,320$71,730$59,027$82,163
Colorado$46,007$53,691$41,204$62,495$49,317$47,038
Connecticut$56,060$55,711$56,618$64,666$65,590$50,611
New York$51,262$54,643$49,870$70,296$57,223$50,925
Delaware$59,267$68,187$32,507$75,467-$64,672
District of Columbia$56,801$52,090$58,147$69,195--
Florida$45,848$51,839$43,850$53,519$49,440$36,441
Georgia$41,220$42,637$40,044$49,253$45,720$37,527
Hawaii$57,176$62,907$42,851$66,513-$61,670
Idaho$50,482$47,189$63,655$46,512$49,840$48,141
Illinois$55,308$59,340$52,427$61,404$51,789$58,216
Indiana$40,687$48,027$39,182$46,017$42,314$41,507
Iowa$47,167$53,880$43,811$41,438$48,749$51,502
Kansas$43,955$45,441$41,281$51,974$33,756$43,626
Missouri$45,344$45,226$45,393$62,582$44,940$44,273
Kentucky$42,475$43,990$41,326$60,235$50,520$40,116
Louisiana$42,520$44,126$40,301$49,184$41,446$40,649
Maine$55,154$53,457$57,314$52,151$61,323$55,444
Maryland$53,476$53,772$52,931$62,184$55,375$49,517
Massachusetts$60,607$58,177$61,748$69,485$60,513$53,714
Michigan$55,025$61,926$48,584$58,569$52,294$61,660
Minnesota$61,428$67,313$52,274$75,915$55,357$71,505
Mississippi$45,538$48,738$39,459$48,097$50,409$48,585
Montana$41,361$44,151$34,386$46,965-$48,556
Nebraska$47,624$53,038$43,654$48,345$46,970$56,476
Nevada$56,431$68,662$49,091$77,506-$63,149
New Hampshire$49,332$49,906$48,758$16,809$51,347$44,670
New Jersey$51,067$55,626$47,947$68,948$55,500$51,031
North Carolina$48,984$57,689$45,115$67,377$50,267$45,382
North Dakota$48,681$46,944$52,848$46,934-$48,828
Ohio$47,851$53,337$45,390$66,528$51,505$44,590
Oklahoma$43,191$43,308$42,982$45,766$40,213$42,007
Oregon$56,839$61,713$47,090$56,322$57,663$63,442
Pennsylvania$51,303$55,998$48,934$70,481$56,664$41,334
Rhode Island$60,060$38,210$65,523--$38,210
South Carolina$48,215$52,803$44,502$58,641$46,468$47,613
South Dakota$48,534$53,177$40,022$54,251-$57,400
Tennessee$44,802$47,853$43,276$51,902$51,451$43,446
Texas$47,707$51,976$44,606$55,333$49,928$47,351
Utah$53,485$51,522$55,169$53,411-$51,024
Vermont$52,469$65,958$50,783$65,958$56,838-
Virginia$50,877$54,105$48,187$54,298$48,811$51,336
West Virginia$40,797$41,440$39,926$45,394$37,871$39,955
Wisconsin$55,049$66,925$47,131$52,260$45,010$71,847
Wyoming$56,600$57,989$46,875$76,957-$54,828
Average$50,605$55,948$46,660$59,356$51,892$55,099