Some of the skills we found on professor resumes included "phd," "professional development," and "philosophy." We have detailed the most important professor responsibilities below.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a professor. We found that 52.0% of professors have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 24.9% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most professors have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's impossible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every nine professors were not college graduates.
Those professors who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or law degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for professors include psychology degrees or education degrees.
When you're ready to become a professor, you might wonder which companies hire professors. According to our research through professor resumes, professors are mostly hired by Michigan State University, University of Rochester, and Lowes Foods. Now is a good time to apply as Michigan State University has 19 professors job openings, and there are 14 at University of Rochester and 9 at Lowes Foods.
Since salary is important to some professors, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Emory Healthcare, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. If you were to take a closer look at Emory Healthcare, you'd find that the average professor salary is $237,759. Then at Mount Sinai Medical Center, professors receive an average salary of $229,203, while the salary at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is $221,881.
We also looked into companies who hire professors from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include New York University, Laboratory For Physical Sci, and Jack & Dorothy Bender Library.
The industries that professors fulfill the most roles in are the education and non profits industries. But the highest professor annual salary is in the hospitality industry, averaging $161,178. In the government industry they make $147,195 and average about $145,465 in the non profits industry. In conclusion, professors who work in the hospitality industry earn a 36.7% higher salary than professors in the education industry.