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New York University Faculty Salary by Rank

Key Values in Average
Faculty Salary: $141,723Staff Salary: $87,651
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Faculty Salary By Academic Rank

Total 3,021 faculties (full-time instructional staffs) work at New York University and the average salary for all faculties is $141,723 based on (equated to) 9-month contract. New York's faculty salary increased by 5.87% compared to last year' salary.
  • The average Professor salary is $209,066 over 1,132 Professors.
  • The average Associate professor salary is $122,621 over 767 Associate professors.
  • The average Assistant professor salary is $94,580 over 782 Assistant professors.
  • The average Instructor salary is $66,850 over 26 Instructors.
  • The average Lecturer salary is $65,163 over 212 Lecturers.
  • The average No academic rank salary is $77,623 over 102 No academic ranks.
The following tables show the average faculty salary by academic rank at New York University. The number in parentheses() is the number of faculties for the rank respectively.
All FacultyProfessorAssociate professorAssistant professorInstructorLecturerNo academic rank
All Faculty Salary at New York University
Contract LengthYearTotalMenWomen
Equated to 9-Month Contract2021 $141,723 (3,021)
+$7,857 (5.87%)
$156,659 (1,685)
+$8,833 (5.98%)
$122,885 (1,336)
+$6,780 (5.84%)
2020$133,866 (3,097) $147,826 (1,734) $116,105 (1,363)
9-Month Contract2021 $152,821 (2,222)
+$8,539 (5.92%)
$168,060 (1,291)
+$8,613 (5.40%)
$131,689 (931)
+$8,364 (6.78%)
2020$144,282 (2,158) $159,447 (1,252) $123,325 (906)
10-Month ContractNo All Faculty with 10-Month Contract
11-Month Contract2021 $82,652 (22)
-$1,099 (-1.31%)
$81,838 (8)
-$16,040 (-16.39%)
$83,116 (14)
+$6,428 (8.38%)
2020$83,751 (27) $97,878 (9) $76,688 (18)
12-Month Contract2021 $149,447 (777)
+$1,242 (0.84%)
$160,519 (386)
+$2,711 (1.72%)
$138,518 (391)
+$660 (0.48%)
2020$148,205 (912) $157,808 (473) $137,858 (439)
Professor Salary at New York University
Contract LengthYearTotalMenWomen
Equated to 9-Month Contract2021 $209,066 (1,132)
-$6,330 (-2.94%)
$218,492 (761)
-$4,163 (-1.87%)
$189,730 (371)
-$8,782 (-4.42%)
2020$215,396 (898) $222,655 (628) $198,512 (270)
9-Month Contract2021 $216,122 (928)
-$8,218 (-3.66%)
$225,982 (631)
-$4,824 (-2.09%)
$195,173 (297)
-$12,871 (-6.19%)
2020$224,340 (704) $230,806 (504) $208,044 (200)
10-Month ContractNo Professor with 10-Month Contract
11-Month ContractNo Professor with 11-Month Contract
12-Month Contract2021 $235,958 (204)
-$7,964 (-3.26%)
$242,850 (130)
-$9,852 (-3.90%)
$223,849 (74)
-$4,518 (-1.98%)
2020$243,922 (194) $252,702 (124) $228,367 (70)
Associate professor Salary at New York University
Contract LengthYearTotalMenWomen
Equated to 9-Month Contract2021 $122,621 (767)
-$4,720 (-3.71%)
$124,997 (422)
-$6,255 (-4.77%)
$119,716 (345)
-$2,531 (-2.07%)
2020$127,341 (502) $131,252 (284) $122,247 (218)
9-Month Contract2021 $126,750 (582)
-$5,129 (-3.89%)
$130,209 (318)
-$6,368 (-4.66%)
$122,583 (264)
-$3,095 (-2.46%)
2020$131,879 (399) $136,577 (227) $125,678 (172)
10-Month ContractNo Associate professor with 10-Month Contract
11-Month Contract2021 $118,487 (1)
-
- (0)
-
$118,487 (1)
-
2020- (0) - (0) - (0)
12-Month Contract2021 $146,268 (184)
-$84 (-0.06%)
$145,410 (104)
-$1,313 (-0.89%)
$147,384 (80)
+$1,491 (1.02%)
2020$146,352 (103) $146,723 (57) $145,893 (46)
Assistant professor Salary at New York University
Contract LengthYearTotalMenWomen
Equated to 9-Month Contract2021 $94,580 (782)
-$5,498 (-5.49%)
$97,918 (363)
-$6,333 (-6.07%)
$91,689 (419)
-$4,176 (-4.36%)
2020$100,078 (426) $104,251 (214) $95,865 (212)
9-Month Contract2021 $102,092 (489)
-$740 (-0.72%)
$106,864 (248)
-$632 (-0.59%)
$97,182 (241)
-$902 (-0.92%)
2020$102,832 (337) $107,496 (170) $98,084 (167)
10-Month ContractNo Assistant professor with 10-Month Contract
11-Month Contract2021 $80,797 (20)
-
$81,838 (8)
-
$80,103 (12)
-
2020- (0) - (0) - (0)
12-Month Contract2021 $110,950 (273)
-$8,582 (-7.18%)
$106,000 (107)
-$16,287 (-13.32%)
$114,140 (166)
-$2,698 (-2.31%)
2020$119,532 (89) $122,287 (44) $116,838 (45)
Instructor Salary at New York University
Contract LengthYearTotalMenWomen
Equated to 9-Month Contract2021 $66,850 (26)
-$41,038 (-38.04%)
$61,007 (11)
-$51,493 (-45.77%)
$71,134 (15)
-$32,141 (-31.12%)
2020$107,888 (2) $112,500 (1) $103,275 (1)
9-Month ContractNo Instructor with 9-Month Contract
10-Month ContractNo Instructor with 10-Month Contract
11-Month Contract2021 $83,907 (1)
-
- (0)
-
$83,907 (1)
-
2020- (0) - (0) - (0)
12-Month Contract2021 $89,038 (25)
-$54,812 (-38.10%)
$81,342 (11)
-$68,658 (-45.77%)
$95,084 (14)
-$42,616 (-30.95%)
2020$143,850 (2) $150,000 (1) $137,700 (1)
Lecturer Salary at New York University
Contract LengthYearTotalMenWomen
Equated to 9-Month Contract2021 $65,163 (212)
+$732 (1.14%)
$64,324 (88)
+$42 (0.07%)
$65,758 (124)
+$1,219 (1.89%)
2020$64,431 (226) $64,282 (95) $64,539 (131)
9-Month Contract2021 $67,686 (193)
+$639 (0.95%)
$67,487 (78)
+$80 (0.12%)
$67,822 (115)
+$1,016 (1.52%)
2020$67,047 (202) $67,407 (81) $66,806 (121)
10-Month ContractNo Lecturer with 10-Month Contract
11-Month ContractNo Lecturer with 11-Month Contract
12-Month Contract2021 $52,709 (19)
-$835 (-1.56%)
$52,872 (10)
-$7,965 (-13.09%)
$52,527 (9)
+$12,527 (31.32%)
2020$53,544 (20) $60,837 (13) $40,000 (7)
No academic rank Salary at New York University
Contract LengthYearTotalMenWomen
Equated to 9-Month Contract2021 $77,623 (102)
-$18,082 (-18.89%)
$76,843 (40)
-$22,178 (-22.40%)
$78,127 (62)
-$14,381 (-15.55%)
2020$95,705 (1,043) $99,021 (512) $92,508 (531)
9-Month Contract2021 $75,037 (30)
-$26,915 (-26.40%)
$74,845 (16)
-$30,949 (-29.25%)
$75,255 (14)
-$22,481 (-23.00%)
2020$101,952 (516) $105,794 (270) $97,736 (246)
10-Month ContractNo No academic rank with 10-Month Contract
11-Month ContractNo No academic rank with 11-Month Contract
12-Month Contract2021 $104,935 (72)
-$15,643 (-12.97%)
$104,232 (24)
-$18,091 (-14.79%)
$105,286 (48)
-$13,779 (-11.57%)
2020$120,578 (504) $122,323 (234) $119,065 (270)

Faculty Salary Comparison

New York's average faculty salary is $141,723. New York's faculty salary is much higher than the national average faculty salary at four-years colleges ($67,350). Its salary is also well above the average salary ($69,719) of four-years colleges in New York.
Faculty Salary Comparison
Average Faculty Salary
New York University$141,723
All Colleges$63,489
Four-years Colleges$67,350
New York Colleges$67,939
Four-years New York Colleges$69,719

Similar Schools' Faculty Salary

The following table shows the average faculty salary of similar schools to New York. Compared to those schools such as University of Virginia-Main Campus and Lehigh University, New York's faculty salary is slightly higher than the average salary ($126,216). You can compare the salary to analyze or make a decision. The schools are selected based on academic rank, location, school type & level, and tradition.
Average Faculty SalaryNumber of Faculty
New York University$141,7239,952
University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA$134,6792,614
Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA$125,132636
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA$116,3411,648
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC$115,9212,440
Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO$140,3772,179
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI$110,9478,274
Tufts University Medford, MA$114,2661,426
Boston University Boston, MA$131,8773,946
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD$139,0813,921
University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN$133,5341,370