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University of California Professor salary in the United States

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The average total salary for a University of California Professor is $121,500 per year. This is based on data from 836 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Professor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Professor salary can vary between $59,000 to $271,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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University of California Professor demographics

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26% are single
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74% are married
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60% have kids
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79% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for University of California Professors

836 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a professor in the United States is $121,500 per year. Professor salaries in the United States can vary between $59,000 to $271,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 836 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as professor.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for professors in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($154,000 a year), Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($145,000 a year), and Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($130,000 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.