Professor salary in Palo Alto, CA

Average salary
Based on 55 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Professor is $186,500 per year. This is based on data from 55 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Professor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Professor salary can vary between $79,000 to $330,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Professor salary by location

Professor salary by company

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The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, San Mateo County, CA
111 income tax records
$145K – $465K
University Of California, Santa Clara County, CA
16 income tax records
$64K – $238K
Presidentboard Of Trustees Sa, Santa Clara County, CA
20 income tax records
$53K – $211K
State Of California, Santa Clara County, CA
42 income tax records
$55K – $145K

Professor demographics in Palo Alto, CA

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39% are single
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61% are married
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50% have kids
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78% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Professors in Palo Alto, CA

55 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a professor in Palo Alto, CA is $186,500 per year. Professor salaries in Palo Alto, CA can vary between $79,000 to $330,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 55 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as professor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for professors near Palo Alto, CA: The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University ($220,500 a year), University of California ($125,500 a year), and Presidentboard of Trustees Sa ($118,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for professors near Palo Alto, CA: Stanford, CA ($234,500 a year), Menlo Park, CA ($205,500 a year), and Palo Alto, CA ($186,500 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.