Adjunct Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Bakersfield, CA
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does an adjunct instructor make?
As an Adjunct Instructor in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $61,256 per year or $29.45 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $26,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $142,000. Most Adjunct Instructor jobs are in Education companies and Manufacturing companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Adjunct Instructor salaries are Hawaii, California, New York, Wisconsin, and Oregon. The typical tenure for an Adjunct Instructor is 3.2 years.
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Average Adjunct Instructor Salary By Location

Across America, Adjunct Instructors make on average $61,256 annually or $29.45 hourly. The top city when it comes to Adjunct Instructor salaries is Bakersfield, CA at $76,924 per year. The Bakersfield, CA average entry-level salary for Adjunct Instructors is $39,000. Hawaii, California, New York, Wisconsin, and Oregon are the top 5 highest earning states for Adjunct Instructors. Delaware, Minnesota, Vermont, Kansas, and Alabama are the lowest earners.

Map of Adjunct Instructor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Adjunct Instructors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Adjunct Instructor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Adjunct Instructor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Education companies and Manufacturing companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Adjunct Instructors are Sutter Gould Medical Foundation and Trinity Health. If you can find a job at a company like UnityPoint Health or Providence Health & Services, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Adjunct Instructors.

Adjunct Instructor Salary History

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