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Highest Faculty Salary At National Universities

Highest Faculty Salary at National Universities

Rockefeller University has the highest faculty salary of $190,354 among national universities followed by Stanford University ($187,587) and Harvard University ($187,051). The average faculty salary of the national universities is $166,334 based on 9-months contract or equivalent data. The following table lists the top 20 colleges with the highest faculty salary by contract length. The table is sorted by salary in descending order and you can sort it differently by clicking the column title. The number in parenthesis is the number of faculties for the contract length relatively.
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Highest Faculty Salary At National Universities
School nameEquated to 9-Month Contract9-Month Contract10-Month Contract11-Month Contract12-Month Contract
1Rockefeller UniversityNew York, NY$190,354
(77)
---$253,805
(77)
2Stanford UniversityStanford, CA$187,587
(1,501)
$186,986
(1,472)
--$290,781
(29)
3Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA$187,051
(1,811)
$179,525
(1,424)
--$286,324
(387)
4Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ$186,514
(985)
$186,514
(985)
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5California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA$184,604
(348)
$113,737
(19)
-$230,681
(329)
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6Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA$179,576
(1,372)
$189,734
(1,239)
--$113,256
(133)
7Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$179,387
(1,237)
$182,270
(1,190)
--$141,834
(47)
8Columbia University in the City of New YorkNew York, NY$174,879
(1,652)
$174,879
(1,652)
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9University of California-Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA$171,395
(2,138)
$177,137
(1,825)
--$183,891
(313)
10University of ChicagoChicago, IL$168,253
(1,460)
$176,023
(1,181)
-$165,482
(279)
-
11University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA$164,495
(1,472)
$164,495
(1,472)
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12University of California-BerkeleyBerkeley, CA$160,955
(1,821)
$164,453
(1,727)
--$128,918
(94)
13Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL$157,343
(1,499)
$157,343
(1,499)
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14Duke UniversityDurham, NC$151,848
(1,421)
$152,666
(1,389)
$74,014
(14)
$189,487
(18)
-
15University of California-Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA$150,259
(1,078)
$150,344
(1,077)
--$77,872
(1)
16Rice UniversityHouston, TX$149,211
(694)
$149,211
(694)
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17University of California-San DiegoLa Jolla, CA$148,509
(1,374)
$150,098
(1,288)
--$166,279
(86)
18University of California-IrvineIrvine, CA$145,210
(1,409)
$145,823
(1,367)
--$167,021
(42)
19Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH$145,005
(596)
$162,191
(410)
$42,494
(11)
-$148,603
(175)
20Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC$144,241
(1,053)
$151,930
(893)
-$116,862
(2)
$135,205
(158)