Assistant Professor salary in the United States

Average salary
$79,000/yr
Based on 17,651 income tax records
$38,000
$158,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
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$78K
 
$80K
 
$76K
 
$72K
$38,000
$158,500
How much do Assistant Professors make?
The average total salary for a Assistant Professor is $79,000 per year. This is based on data from 17,651 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Assistant Professor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Assistant Professor salary can vary between $38,000 to $158,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Assistant Professor salary by location

Assistant Professor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Carnegie Mellon University, Allegheny County, PA
37 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$48K – $215K
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Columbia University, New York County, NY
55 income tax records
$127,500/yr
$78K – $255K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
38 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$79K – $250K
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New York University, New York County, NY
32 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$51K – $212K
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Yale University, New Haven County, CT
36 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$74K – $216K
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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
46 income tax records
$115,500/yr
$54K – $255K
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University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
85 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$64K – $206K
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Cornell University, Tompkins County, NY
36 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$60K – $177K
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University Of Wisconsin System, Dane County, WI
82 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$66K – $157K
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University Of Virginia, Albemarle County, VA
36 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$68K – $155K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
58 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$63K – $235K
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Rutgers University, Middlesex County, NJ
31 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$68K – $191K
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Washington University In St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO
50 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$60K – $231K
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Indiana University, Monroe County, IN
50 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$64K – $216K
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UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas County, TX
37 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$67K – $213K
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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
53 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$61K – $248K
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Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore County, MD
65 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$60K – $145K
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The University Of Texas At Austin Payroll Services, Travis County, TX
59 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$64K – $235K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
85 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$53K – $201K
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Oregon State University, Benton County, OR
32 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$65K – $132K
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State Of Massachusetts, Hampshire County, MA
34 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$66K – $177K
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Arizona State University, Maricopa County, AZ
105 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$60K – $211K
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University Of Minnesota, Ramsey County, MN
31 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$64K – $137K
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Florida State University, Leon County, FL
54 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$66K – $144K
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Purdue University, Tippecanoe County, IN
91 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$51K – $155K
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, Montgomery County, VA
78 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$58K – $138K
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The University Of Iowa, Johnson County, IA
33 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$72K – $185K
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University Of Florida, Alachua County, FL
109 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$64K – $164K
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University Of Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL
36 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$69K – $151K
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The Pennsylvania State Universit, Centre County, PA
91 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$40K – $146K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
62 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$55K – $155K
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Baylor College Of Medicine, Harris County, TX
31 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$59K – $175K
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University Of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA
83 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$63K – $138K
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Texas Am University Payroll Ser, Brazos County, TX
37 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$46K – $131K
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University Of Nebraska, Lancaster County, NE
47 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$56K – $182K
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Michigan State University, Ingham County, MI
89 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$42K – $136K
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Syracuse University, Onondaga County, NY
42 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$63K – $162K
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University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
51 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$55K – $118K
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Oklahoma State University, Payne County, OK
40 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$55K – $129K
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North Carolina State University, Wake County, NC
55 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$58K – $123K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
48 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$65K – $139K
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Texas Tech University System, Lubbock County, TX
60 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$45K – $164K
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Colorado State University, Larimer County, CO
51 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$54K – $157K
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University Of Kentucky, Fayette County, KY
69 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$58K – $192K
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Auburn University, Lee County, AL
57 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$59K – $114K
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The University Of Houston, Harris County, TX
49 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$59K – $124K
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University Of Arizona, Pima County, AZ
71 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$52K – $151K
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Curators Of The University Of Mi, Boone County, MO
48 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$45K – $203K
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US Department Of Defense, Monterey County, CA
54 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$40K – $126K
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The University Of Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, AL
58 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$48K – $115K

Assistant Professor demographics in United States

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41% are single
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59% are married
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43% have kids
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59% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Assistant Professors in United States

17,651 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a assistant professor in the United States is $79,000 per year. Assistant professor salaries in the United States can vary between $38,000 to $158,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 17,651 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as assistant professor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for assistant professors in the United States: Carnegie Mellon University ($128,500 a year), Columbia University ($127,500 a year), and Trustees of The University Of ($123,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for assistant professors in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($104,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($103,500 a year), and Boulder Metro Area, CO ($102,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.