Adjunct Professor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$86,000
$43,000
Min 10%
$86,000
Median 50%
$171,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
MercyOne
Highest Paying City
Monterey, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does an adjunct professor make?
As an Adjunct Professor in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $86,271 per year or $41.48 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $171,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $43,000 per year. Education companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Adjunct Professor jobs are California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maine, and Pennsylvania. The typical tenure for an Adjunct Professor is 3.3 years.
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Average Adjunct Professor Salary By Location

Adjunct Professors in the US makes an average salary of $86,271 per year or $41.48 per hour. Adjunct Professors make the most in Monterey, CA at about $143,567 per year. Even an entry-level Adjunct Professor makes $60,000 per year in Monterey, CA. California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maine, and Pennsylvania are the states with the highest payscale for Adjunct Professors. Alabama, Kentucky, and Oregon have the lowest Adjunct Professor salaries.

Map of Adjunct Professor Salaries

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

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Average Adjunct Professor Salary By Company

If you are an Adjunct Professor, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Adjunct Professors are Education companies and Health Care companies. MercyOne and UnityPoint Health are the highest paying companies. Companies like Yale University and Bon Secours Health System also report very competitive wages for Adjunct Professors.

Average Adjunct Professor Pay By Industry

Adjunct Professor salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Utilities companies, Education companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Adjunct Professors. Salaries for Adjunct Professors in Utilities companies average $112,769 annually, while Education companies and Hospitality companies pay $88,590 and $78,443, respectively. The average salary for Adjunct Professors in the Non Profits industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $75,540.
Industry
Average Salary
Utilities
Utilities
$112,769
$113k
Education
Education
$88,590
$89k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$78,443
$78k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$75,540
$76k

Adjunct Professor Salary History

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National Average
Ashburn, VA

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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