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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 $85,218. For public schools, its average salary is $91,222 and private schools' average salary is $80,874. The average Average Professor salary of national universities is $130,180 and the average Average Professor salary of liberal arts colleges is $94,708.
  • Rhode Island has the highest Average Professor salary of $120,099 and Kansas has the lowest Average Professor salary of $66,866.
  • For public schools, District of Columbia has the highest Average Professor salary of $134,496 and Kentucky has the lowest Average Professor salary of $71,087.
  • For private schools, Rhode Island has the highest Average Professor salary of $128,261 and West Virginia has the lowest Average Professor salary of $56,578.
  • For national universities, New Hampshire has the highest Average Professor salary of $167,549 and Montana has the lowest Average Professor salary of $90,482.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Connecticut has the highest Average Professor salary of $136,072 and Oklahoma has the lowest Average Professor salary of $59,354.
  • For community colleges, Hawaii has the highest Average Professor salary of $99,122 and Oklahoma has the lowest Average Professor salary of $48,895.
Average Professor Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$83,838$100,740$68,064$128,044$64,690-
Alaska$90,100$99,166$62,902$106,036--
Arizona$91,061$111,812$72,038$126,211-$72,098
Arkansas$72,251$75,684$66,415$107,936$68,788$57,708
California$100,953$131,870$90,964$149,949$117,801$84,988
Colorado$89,323$94,214$81,577$132,269$110,066$69,285
Connecticut$99,699$93,020$106,378$163,884$136,072$83,293
Delaware$89,708$125,872$71,626$121,777--
District of Columbia$115,250$134,496$112,289$162,145--
Florida$76,883$90,926$68,562$127,040$85,749$64,278
Georgia$75,607$76,505$74,909$109,456$75,460$51,515
Hawaii$102,186$104,783$93,531$141,803-$99,122
Idaho$74,353$86,783$58,815$99,372$78,821$64,329
Illinois$91,352$94,742$89,263$133,994$87,914$89,163
Indiana$81,065$91,893$76,675$126,944$78,297$57,689
Iowa$75,086$83,374$72,323$136,252$85,019$69,182
Kansas$66,866$77,987$58,672$110,633$60,037$61,373
Kentucky$70,120$71,087$69,192$91,756$80,869$61,335
Louisiana$73,721$71,471$79,156$109,758$71,575$51,827
Maine$91,860$87,128$96,119$115,141$116,911$64,837
Maryland$86,727$91,238$79,210$136,892$94,752$74,966
Massachusetts$103,746$92,778$108,515$159,705$121,065$70,874
Michigan$86,502$101,438$74,981$120,058$85,185$84,163
Minnesota$82,685$101,226$75,652$133,496$96,701-
Mississippi$74,003$84,853$64,359$99,782$71,555-
Missouri$74,821$80,844$72,072$122,421$68,748$66,665
Montana$74,484$77,324$67,858$90,482-$62,232
Nebraska$77,544$99,821$65,663$112,776$75,474-
Nevada$93,640$99,362$80,288$135,203-$83,797
New Hampshire$90,028$87,184$94,293$167,549$110,820$63,351
New Jersey$99,864$103,740$94,856$162,198$95,864$86,587
New York$97,403$96,425$98,062$155,440$113,609$84,992
North Carolina$77,908$98,910$69,793$128,426$82,080$52,501
North Dakota$78,343$78,261$78,795$109,945-$67,958
Ohio$81,518$92,482$72,380$116,949$96,774$73,256
Oklahoma$70,662$72,084$67,817$120,152$59,354$48,895
Oregon$88,938$104,818$80,116$129,553$110,295$76,637
Pennsylvania$91,279$98,616$88,519$141,309$102,062$71,668
Rhode Island$120,099$95,611$128,261$152,866-$75,676
South Carolina$75,141$88,968$65,523$135,111$80,698$67,873
South Dakota$77,768$92,215$60,913$99,721--
Tennessee$73,468$83,258$67,976$105,001$81,180$68,004
Texas$85,503$90,751$78,534$126,452$84,450$63,906
Utah$97,068$94,756$103,233$126,639-$77,348
Vermont$85,563$85,379$85,655$127,286$92,185-
Virginia$85,523$89,539$81,507$119,402$89,320$70,322
Washington$95,928$114,205$85,647$122,975$114,234$70,598
West Virginia$68,813$75,896$56,578$119,334$65,608$72,503
Wisconsin$78,117$83,758$75,401$98,252$85,450-
Wyoming$77,183$77,183-$118,590-$66,832
Average$85,218$91,222$80,874$130,180$94,708$71,770