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Adjunct Faculty Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$73,000
$34,000
$73,000
$155,000
Adjunct faculties in the United States make an average salary of $73,677 per year or $35.42 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $155,000. If you like following the crowd, education and finance companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out health care, non profits, and education companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Wisconsin, Hawaii, California, and Ohio provide the highest adjunct faculty salaries.
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Map of Adjunct Faculty Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Adjunct Faculty Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an adjunct faculty is roughly $73,677 per year, which boils down to $35.42 per hour. Interestingly enough, adjunct faculties have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $86,444 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $37,000. Additionally, adjunct faculties make more than the average salary in San Francisco, CA, Cleveland, OH, Baltimore, MD, Portland, OR, and Cleveland, TN. On a more broad level, adjunct faculty salaries are highest in New York, Wisconsin, Hawaii, California, Ohio, Michigan, and West Virginia. On the contrary, Vermont, North Carolina, and Idaho offer the lowest adjunct faculty salaries.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$86,444
$86k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$83,673
$84k
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland, OH
$77,981
$78k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$74,503
$75k
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$70,393
$70k
Cleveland, TN
Cleveland, TN
$69,933
$70k
Teaneck, NJ
Teaneck, NJ
$68,188
$68k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$67,512
$68k
Provo, UT
Provo, UT
$66,374
$66k
Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC
$66,326
$66k

High Paying Adjunct Faculty Jobs

Average Adjunct Faculty Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Cent Maine Med Cent and CoxHealth as they offer the highest salaries for adjunct faculties.

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Adjunct Faculty Salary History

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    $62,610
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    $101,053
    $101,053
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    $91,306
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    Minneapolis, MN
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    $57,000
    $57,000
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    Brockton, MA
    Brockton, MA
    08/21/2020
    08/21/2020
    $163,746
    $163,746
    08/21/2020
    Bastyr University
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    $128,351
    $128,351
    08/20/2020
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    Soldotna, AK
    Soldotna, AK
    08/18/2020
    08/18/2020
    $52,175
    $52,175
    08/18/2020