Research Professor

Research Professor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$90,000
$52,000
Min 10%
$90,000
Median 50%
$154,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
New Brunswick, NJ
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a research professor make?
The national average salary for a Research Professor in the United States is $90,277 per year or $43.4 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $154,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $52,000 per year. Some of the states with the best Research Professor salaries are New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. The typical employment for a Research Professor is 3.2 years.

Average Research Professor Salary By Location

As a Research Professor in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $90,277 per year or $43.4 per hour. New Brunswick, NJ reports the highest Research Professor salaries at $143,442 per year. The average starting salary in New Brunswick, NJ for Research Professors is $83,000. Some of the states with the best Research Professor salaries are New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, and Maine. Montana, Utah, Washington, Idaho, and Oregon have the lowest reported salaries for Research Professors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
New Brunswick, NJ
$143,442
2
Philadelphia, PA
$130,066
3
College Park, MD
$127,140
4
Durham, NC
$124,226
5
Blacksburg, VA
$118,776

Average Research Professor Salary By Company

Research Professors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. R M Cooper 4H Leadership Center and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are the best paying companies for Research Professors. Companies like University Park and Southern Methodist University also report very competitive wages for Research Professors.

Average Research Professor Pay By Industry

Research Professor salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Education companies, Non Profits companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Research Professors. Education companies pay Research Professors an average salary of $102,180, Non Profits companies pay $94,104, and Health Care companys come in at $90,269. At $76,296, the average salary for Research Professors in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Education
$102,180
2
Non Profits
$94,104
3
Health Care
$90,269
4
Manufacturing
$89,531
5
Professional
$76,296

Recently Added Research Professor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
09/29/2019
$32,000
University of South Carolina
Research Professor
06/05/2019
$55,000