Science Professor

Science Professor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$91,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$91,000
Median 50%
$185,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Highest Paying City
Anaheim, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a science professor make?
Science Professors in America make an average salary of $91,477 per year or $43.98 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $45,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $185,000. Most Science Professor jobs are in Education companies and Health Care companies. The best states for high paying Science Professor jobs are Hawaii, Nevada, North Dakota, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for a Science Professor is 3.5 years.
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Average Science Professor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Science Professor in the United States is $91,477 per year or $43.98 per hour. Science Professors make the most in Anaheim, CA at about $97,364 per year. Not only that, Anaheim, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $42,000. Hawaii, Nevada, North Dakota, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts are the top 5 highest earning states for Science Professors. Virginia, Tennessee, and Alabama have the lowest Science Professor salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Anaheim, CA
Anaheim, CA
$97,364
$97,364
2
2
Binghamton, NY
Binghamton, NY
$86,596
$86,596
3
3
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$85,238
$85,238
4
4
Madison, WI
Madison, WI
$81,166
$81,166
5
5
Mobile, AL
Mobile, AL
$70,618
$70,618

Map of Science Professor Salaries

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

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Average Science Professor Salary By Company

Science Professors report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Education companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Science Professors. MD Anderson Cancer Center and Columbia University are the best paying companies for Science Professors. In addition, companies like University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Miami report highly competitive salaries for Science Professors.

Science Professor Salary History

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

National Average
San Mateo, CA

Recently Added Science Professor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Professor, Actuarial Science
06/28/2016
$78,000
Assisant Professor of Statistics and Actuarial Science
09/28/2015
$86,000
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Assoc. Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
01/19/2015
$97,318
International Technological University
Assoc. Professor/Chair, Dept. of Interdisciplinary Sciences
01/10/2015
$98,000
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Assoc. Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
12/02/2014
$97,318
Union PuertorriqueÑA de Los Adventistas Del Septim
Professor In Science and Technology
12/29/2013
$72,962
University of South Dakota
Professor of Sport Science
10/27/2013
$50,000
University of South Dakota
Professor of Sport Science
10/27/2013
$50,000
Andrews University
Foundation Science Professor
06/06/2013
$56,694
Columbia University
Professor Ofsociomedical Sciences
02/08/2013
$300,000
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