Professor salary in Santa Monica, CA

Average salary
$120,000/yr
Based on 54 income tax records
Total salary range: is $91,500 - $190,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Professors make?
The average total salary for a Professor is $120,000 per year. This is based on data from 54 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Professor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Professor salary can vary between $57,000 to $274,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Professor salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Del Mar, CA
10 income tax records
$224,500/yr
$159K – $267K
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Sierra Madre, CA
13 income tax records
$181,500/yr
$110K – $223K
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Arcadia, CA
12 income tax records
$157,500/yr
$96K – $181K
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La Jolla, CA
23 income tax records
$135,500/yr
$112K – $171K
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Irvine, CA
141 income tax records
$133,000/yr
$92K – $171K
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Redondo Beach, CA
11 income tax records
$129,500/yr
$97K – $153K
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Altadena, CA
18 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$96K – $190K
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Culver City, CA
20 income tax records
$126,000/yr
$90K – $158K
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Goleta, CA
23 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$101K – $145K
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Santa Monica, CA
54 income tax records
$120,000/yr
$91K – $190K
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Carlsbad, CA
14 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$81K – $146K
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South Pasadena, CA
21 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$86K – $147K
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Santa Barbara, CA
53 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$81K – $150K
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Claremont, CA
61 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$85K – $130K
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Escondido, CA
17 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$62K – $133K
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Tustin, CA
11 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$78K – $141K
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Riverside, CA
69 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$86K – $126K
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Northridge, CA
11 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$86K – $110K
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Upland, CA
16 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$79K – $114K
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Pasadena, CA
63 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$78K – $145K
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Orange, CA
17 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$70K – $111K
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San Bernardino, CA
11 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$83K – $147K
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Glendale, CA
15 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$75K – $134K
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Los Angeles, CA
282 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$76K – $138K
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Sherman Oaks, CA
11 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$85K – $116K
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Anaheim, CA
19 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$75K – $119K
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
25 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$85K – $116K
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Ventura, CA
18 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$92K – $124K
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San Diego, CA
242 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$75K – $122K
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Bakersfield, CA
45 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$88K – $113K
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San Marcos, CA
20 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$83K – $115K
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Pomona, CA
20 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$90K – $111K
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Camarillo, CA
20 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$86K – $119K
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Corona, CA
17 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$72K – $116K
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Oceanside, CA
16 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$71K – $125K
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La Mesa, CA
18 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$83K – $107K
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Redlands, CA
25 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$71K – $106K
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Chino Hills, CA
10 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$72K – $96K
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Long Beach, CA
84 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$73K – $106K
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Huntington Beach, CA
19 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$68K – $116K
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Chula Vista, CA
15 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$64K – $111K
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Fullerton, CA
35 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$65K – $110K
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Whittier, CA
16 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$77K – $100K
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Costa Mesa, CA
11 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$75K – $95K
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Woodland Hills, CA
10 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$70K – $94K
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Torrance, CA
13 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$64K – $121K

Professor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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California Institute Of Technology, Los Angeles County, CA
22 income tax records
$204,000/yr
$179K – $213K
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University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
129 income tax records
$135,500/yr
$104K – $183K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
143 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$93K – $187K
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Claremont Mckenna College, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$109K – $134K
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Mt San Antonio College, Los Angeles County, CA
12 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$93K – $131K
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Los Angeles Community College Di, Los Angeles County, CA
53 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$91K – $130K
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Santa Monica Com College, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$98K – $144K
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Pomona College, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$98K – $121K
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Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles County, CA
34 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$83K – $138K
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Pepperdine University, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$89K – $116K
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No Orange Co Community College, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$82K – $108K
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Occidental College, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$76K – $112K
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State Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
202 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$78K – $103K
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Azusa Pacific University, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$73K – $86K
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El Camino Community College, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$69K – $91K

Professor demographics in Santa Monica, CA

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50% are single
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50% are married
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46% have kids
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55% own a home

Professor salaries by age in Santa Monica, CA

$0
$33,375
$66,750
$100,125
$133,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Professors in Santa Monica, CA

54 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a professor in Santa Monica, CA is $120,000 per year. Professor salaries in Santa Monica, CA can vary between $57,000 to $274,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 54 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as professor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for professors near Santa Monica, CA: California Institute of Technology ($204,000 a year), University of California ($135,500 a year), and University of Southern ($128,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for professors near Santa Monica, CA: Del Mar, CA ($224,500 a year), Sierra Madre, CA ($181,500 a year), and Arcadia, CA ($157,500 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.