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Lecturer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$59,000
$36,000
$59,000
$94,000
Lecturers in the United States make an average salary of $59,124 per year or $28.43 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $94,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, and Maine provide the highest lecturer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Troy, NY
$77,645
Boston, MA
$73,477
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Map of Lecturer Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Lecturer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for lecturers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Delaware, Arkansas, and Nebraska.

City
Average Salary
Troy, NY
Troy, NY
$77,645
$78k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$73,477
$73k
San Luis Obispo, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA
$72,027
$72k
New Haven, CT
New Haven, CT
$71,575
$72k
College Park, MD
College Park, MD
$68,738
$69k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$66,713
$67k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$64,070
$64k
Norman, OK
Norman, OK
$61,741
$62k
Mount Pleasant, MI
Mount Pleasant, MI
$60,175
$60k
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland, OH
$59,933
$60k

High Paying Lecturer Jobs

Average Lecturer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a lecturer, being employed by a company such as Longwood University or Christopher Newport University would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Central College and Gonzaga University also report highly competitive salaries for lecturers.

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Lecturer Salary History

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    Recently Added Lecturer Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Lecturer
    Lecturer
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $42,000
    $42,000
    10/30/2020
    Lecturer In Anthropology (Faculty Wage)
    Lecturer In Anthropology (Faculty Wage)
    Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville, VA
    09/22/2020
    09/22/2020
    $18,000
    $18,000
    09/22/2020
    Lecturer
    Lecturer
    Minneapolis, MN
    Minneapolis, MN
    08/31/2020
    08/31/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    08/31/2020
    Lecturer-Public and International Affairs
    Lecturer-Public and International Affairs
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    07/05/2020
    07/05/2020
    $54,000
    $54,000
    07/05/2020
    Lecturer
    Lecturer
    Princeton, NJ
    Princeton, NJ
    06/21/2020
    06/21/2020
    $69,400
    $69,400
    06/21/2020
    Lecturer In Dance (Faculty Wage)
    Lecturer In Dance (Faculty Wage)
    Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville, VA
    06/09/2020
    06/09/2020
    $72,000
    $72,000
    06/09/2020
    Lecturer of Business Analytics
    Lecturer of Business Analytics
    Harrisonburg, VA
    Harrisonburg, VA
    05/31/2020
    05/31/2020
    $64,000
    $64,000
    05/31/2020
    Lecturer
    Lecturer
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    04/29/2020
    04/29/2020
    $54,000
    $54,000
    04/29/2020
    Lecturer II or III In Nursing
    Lecturer II or III In Nursing
    Albuquerque, NM
    Albuquerque, NM
    04/28/2020
    04/28/2020
    $63,000
    $63,000
    04/28/2020
    Florida Gulf Coast University
    Florida Gulf Coast University
    Renaissance Academy Lecturer-Continual Learning
    Renaissance Academy Lecturer-Continual Learning
    Renaissance Academy Lecturer-Continual Learning
    Fort Myers, FL
    Fort Myers, FL
    04/27/2020
    04/27/2020
    $156,525
    $156,525
    04/27/2020