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Average Average Professor Salary by State and School Type/Category

For all colleges in the United States, the average Average Professor salary is $85,369. For public schools, its average salary is $91,270 and private schools' average salary is $81,064. The average Average Professor salary of national universities is $130,088 and the average Average Professor salary of liberal arts colleges is $93,831.
  • Rhode Island has the highest Average Professor salary of $118,722 and Kansas has the lowest Average Professor salary of $66,637.
  • For public schools, District of Columbia has the highest Average Professor salary of $137,148 and Kentucky has the lowest Average Professor salary of $70,071.
  • For private schools, Rhode Island has the highest Average Professor salary of $124,459 and West Virginia has the lowest Average Professor salary of $57,129.
  • For national universities, New Hampshire has the highest Average Professor salary of $166,273 and Kentucky has the lowest Average Professor salary of $89,883.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Connecticut has the highest Average Professor salary of $133,762 and Oklahoma has the lowest Average Professor salary of $59,233.
  • For community colleges, Hawaii has the highest Average Professor salary of $101,620 and Georgia has the lowest Average Professor salary of $51,902.
Average Professor Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$84,379$101,275$67,484$128,562$62,995-
Alaska$96,534$100,257$85,366$107,464--
Arizona$78,779$102,514$64,172$123,381-$73,682
Arkansas$70,933$76,128$62,433$122,681$69,772$56,587
California$102,199$130,105$93,113$149,275$122,430$89,835
Colorado$86,920$90,106$82,369$127,681$111,149$64,889
Connecticut$99,470$94,072$104,567$161,862$133,762$86,231
Delaware$89,536$124,602$72,003$118,602--
District of Columbia$114,739$137,148$111,292$156,015--
Florida$76,464$88,903$69,554$128,360$94,395$66,428
Georgia$77,942$82,249$74,496$114,599$72,239$51,902
Hawaii$103,965$107,211$93,145$141,992-$101,620
Idaho$75,363$82,730$60,629$98,694$75,902$64,599
Illinois$92,444$96,225$90,081$133,046$86,799$89,811
Indiana$81,072$91,223$76,956$126,653$78,078$56,841
Iowa$75,867$84,404$72,933$138,668$84,258$70,123
Kansas$66,637$78,800$58,528$111,109$60,276$61,959
Kentucky$68,209$70,071$66,491$89,883$79,973$61,319
Louisiana$75,313$73,334$80,096$108,839$71,413$55,232
Maine$92,177$88,984$95,051$120,244$115,622$68,903
Maryland$87,648$91,357$80,692$139,227$86,382$74,949
Massachusetts$103,385$94,328$107,380$158,097$116,036$75,139
Michigan$85,508$100,511$73,153$119,361$85,322$84,245
Minnesota$86,663$101,650$80,775$131,758$96,948-
Mississippi$73,983$85,121$62,846$100,452$71,178-
Missouri$74,113$80,500$71,375$123,086$67,743$66,173
Montana$75,069$79,150$65,546$92,069-$62,155
Nebraska$80,200$99,597$69,116$112,866$73,765-
Nevada$98,371$98,561$97,929$133,996-$82,247
New Hampshire$89,622$89,615$89,633$166,273$113,813$67,910
New Jersey$102,218$106,156$97,082$161,480$99,228$87,939
New York$97,503$97,498$97,506$154,781$111,300$85,280
North Carolina$75,615$98,396$67,375$126,417$80,189$52,569
North Dakota$79,045$79,733$75,257$110,816-$68,652
Ohio$80,936$90,665$72,525$115,359$94,351$71,795
Oklahoma$70,302$71,605$67,565$122,020$59,233$52,560
Oregon$88,433$106,175$77,996$133,024$100,531$78,541
Pennsylvania$91,268$97,370$89,010$141,022$99,658$71,681
Rhode Island$118,722$99,599$124,459$152,550-$79,232
South Carolina$74,386$87,942$64,785$134,091$77,864$68,723
South Dakota$78,767$93,295$61,819$99,471--
Tennessee$75,359$83,546$70,767$105,072$89,966$68,545
Texas$87,452$92,332$80,720$128,117$82,951$63,837
Utah$92,517$95,081$87,388$128,958-$77,380
Vermont$87,354$86,582$87,796$124,257$113,289-
Virginia$82,930$86,881$79,077$117,978$88,500$69,798
Washington$94,823$112,091$85,109$122,535$113,019$69,767
West Virginia$69,003$75,876$57,129$130,636$65,449$70,518
Wisconsin$80,065$85,820$77,073$104,014$87,902-
Wyoming$78,249$78,249-$118,336-$68,227
Average$85,369$91,270$81,064$130,088$93,831$72,651