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Faculty & Staffs Salary at Colleges in Tennessee

Average Faculty Salary for Colleges in Tennessee by Academic Rank

The following table shows the average salary of instructional staff (faculties) working for Colleges in Tennessee by academic rank. The average salary for professors is $73,468 and the average salary for associate professors is $62,813 in Colleges in Tennessee. The average amount is based on a 9-month contract or equated employees. You can check the average salary information for your desired state and school category. The number in parenthesis() is the number of faculties for the academic rank and school type relatively.
State
Average Faculty Salary for Colleges in Tennessee
Academic RankAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational Universities Liberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
All Faculty Total $55,928
(13,096)
$64,383
(8,231)
$52,687
(4,865)
$79,810
(6,573)
$64,154
(497)
$60,495
(3,087)
Professor $73,468
(3,381)
$83,258
(2,076)
$67,976
(1,305)
$105,001
(2,045)
$81,180
(127)
$71,307
(807)
Associate professor $62,813
(3,603)
$67,156
(2,369)
$60,038
(1,234)
$78,757
(1,664)
$65,277
(158)
$61,459
(835)
Assistant professor $55,728
(3,377)
$59,219
(1,965)
$53,434
(1,412)
$69,678
(1,588)
$53,964
(179)
$55,872
(891)
Instructor $45,875
(1,487)
$48,605
(981)
$44,410
(506)
$52,589
(427)
$51,802
(19)
$45,424
(208)
Lecturer $46,520
(1,106)
$48,969
(810)
$44,072
(296)
$48,688
(788)
$47,827
(14)
$43,658
(304)
No academic rank $50,441
(142)
$41,254
(30)
$53,267
(112)
$43,707
(61)
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(0)
$77,037
(42)

Average Employee Salary for Colleges in Tennessee by occupation

The following table shows the average salary of full-time non-instructional staffs of Colleges in Tennessee by occupation. The average salary for full-time staffs (excluding instructional staffs) is $50,049 in Colleges in Tennessee. You can select your desired state below to check the average employee salary information for the state by occupation and school type.
State
Average Employee Salary for Colleges in Tennessee
OccupationTotalPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational Universities Liberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
All Staff Total (Non-instructional Staff) $50,049 $51,507$48,178 $53,917$52,129$48,826
Research $91,396 $103,332$69,910 $91,468$56,624$160,661
Public service $65,975 $69,792$46,889 $76,378-$43,451
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, Academic Affairs, and other Education Services $45,768 $49,409$43,930 $49,162$55,884$45,554
Management $95,809 $105,901$91,835 $116,175$111,284$89,999
Business and Financial Operations $53,955 $58,404$50,347 $58,264$55,445$51,084
Computer, Engineering, and Science $51,728 $55,237$50,764 $58,146$52,799$49,402
Community Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media $50,777 $57,000$47,015 $62,561$43,058$46,524
Healthcare Practioners and Technical $48,512 $48,137$48,851 $52,231$56,220$49,456
Service $30,258 $30,971$30,032 $32,084$31,783$28,332
Sales and related $39,253 $35,815$36,019 $33,528$27,860$37,306
Office and Administrative Support $35,372 $35,219$35,715 $36,292$40,351$36,044
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance $38,474 $36,772$40,303 $39,668$42,184$36,921
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving $35,334 $35,243$35,709 $31,465$37,268$34,012