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Highest Faculty Salary

Highest Faculty Salary at Colleges

Stanford University has the highest faculty salary of $188,567 among colleges followed by Harvard University ($188,515) and Princeton University ($187,511). The average faculty salary of the colleges is $169,507 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 Colleges
School nameEquated to 9-Month Contract9-Month Contract10-Month Contract11-Month Contract12-Month Contract
1Stanford UniversityStanford, CA$188,567
(1,469)
$188,039
(1,438)
--$284,056
(31)
2Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA$188,515
(1,781)
$181,180
(1,387)
--$285,782
(394)
3Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ$187,511
(997)
$187,511
(997)
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4Rockefeller UniversityNew York, NY$187,106
(72)
---$249,475
(72)
5California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA$181,321
(357)
$113,660
(20)
-$226,572
(337)
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6Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA$179,844
(1,375)
$190,434
(1,241)
--$109,026
(134)
7Columbia University in the City of New YorkNew York, NY$176,939
(1,583)
$176,939
(1,583)
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8Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$176,136
(1,235)
$178,406
(1,197)
--$139,524
(38)
9University of California-Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA$175,092
(2,149)
$180,726
(1,827)
--$190,836
(322)
10Toyota Technological Institute at ChicagoChicago, IL$173,300
(11)
$173,300
(11)
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11University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA$168,314
(1,457)
$168,314
(1,457)
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12University of ChicagoChicago, IL$167,140
(1,443)
$174,321
(1,183)
-$164,383
(260)
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13University of California-BerkeleyBerkeley, CA$163,401
(1,847)
$167,121
(1,751)
--$127,396
(96)
14Babson CollegeWellesley, MA$158,760
(187)
$158,760
(187)
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15Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL$157,615
(1,484)
$157,615
(1,484)
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16South Texas College of Law HoustonHouston, TX$155,177
(50)
$155,177
(50)
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17University of California-Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA$152,084
(1,097)
$152,177
(1,096)
--$67,616
(1)
18Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia IncMadison, TN$151,429
(6)
---$201,905
(6)
19Duke UniversityDurham, NC$151,406
(1,421)
$156,397
(1,297)
$82,613
(4)
$193,279
(17)
$120,583
(103)
20Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery InstituteLa Jolla, CA$150,480
(39)
---$200,640
(39)