Adjunct Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$61,000
$26,000
Min 10%
$61,000
Median 50%
$142,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Bakersfield, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
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.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Instructor
$59,963

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

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Adjunct Instructor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$77,219
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$125,220
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$89,344
Bellingham Technical College
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$96,795
Adjunct Instructor, Job Preparedness Skills
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$40,989
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$41,740
State of Louisiana
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04/05/2020
$104,350
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04/05/2020
$62,610
04/04/2020
$135,655
Adjunct Instructor, Agribusiness Technology
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$60,899
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