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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Visiting Assistant Professor Salary

$62,808 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$30.20 hourly

Entry level Salary
$36,000 yearly
$36,000
10 %
$62,808
Median
$109,000
90 %

How much does a Visiting Assistant Professor make?

Visiting assistant professors make $62,808 per year on average, or $30.2 per hour, in the United States. Visiting assistant professors on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $36,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $109,000.

Location impacts how much a visiting assistant professor can expect to make. Visiting assistant professors make the most in Oregon, Utah, Massachusetts, Washington, and New York.

Highest Paying States For Visiting Assistant Professors

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

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Visiting Assistant Professor average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Oregon$109,747$52.76420
2New York$82,257$39.551,569
3District of Columbia$86,022$41.36185
4Utah$94,351$45.36171
5New Jersey$81,051$38.97591
6Alaska$74,366$35.75107
7Massachusetts$88,493$42.54411
8Rhode Island$79,469$38.2176
9Pennsylvania$73,409$35.29830
10Maryland$80,435$38.67398
11Louisiana$69,665$33.49205
12Washington$82,317$39.58254
13Vermont$69,128$33.2375
14Mississippi$64,169$30.85160
15Nevada$78,208$37.6039
16New Mexico$68,303$32.8490
17New Hampshire$76,293$36.6854
18Connecticut$70,764$34.02184
19Ohio$68,447$32.91432
20California$76,501$36.781,178
21Indiana$60,134$28.91476
22Texas$60,768$29.221,448
23Colorado$61,808$29.72583
24Virginia$58,452$28.10967
25Delaware$65,843$31.6642
26Hawaii$71,170$34.2220
27North Carolina$58,564$28.16523
28Iowa$55,315$26.59233
29Wisconsin$57,020$27.41327
30Michigan$57,821$27.80355
31North Dakota$59,466$28.5931
32Minnesota$59,332$28.52253
33Florida$59,575$28.64558
34Idaho$60,374$29.0336
35Nebraska$54,923$26.41133
36Missouri$57,116$27.46235
37Georgia$57,292$27.54417
38Montana$47,825$22.99126
39Maine$53,179$25.5768
40Arizona$57,797$27.79145
41Wyoming$50,600$24.3328
42West Virginia$40,645$19.54163
43Alabama$48,550$23.34254
44South Dakota$44,747$21.5174
45Kentucky$39,691$19.08385
46Illinois$53,142$25.55447
47South Carolina$35,602$17.12368
48Kansas$50,142$24.1190
49Tennessee$46,270$22.25240
50Oklahoma$45,336$21.8085
51Arkansas$43,471$20.9067

Highest Paying Cities For Visiting Assistant Professors

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Worcester, MA$89,144$42.86
2Washington, DC$86,050$41.37
3San Francisco, CA$84,218$40.49
4Schenectady, NY$83,345$40.07
5College Park, MD$79,297$38.12
6Cleveland, OH$73,690$35.43
7Lancaster, PA$72,114$34.67
8New Orleans, LA$70,154$33.73
9Houston, TX$61,759$29.69
10Denver, CO$61,515$29.57
11West Lafayette, IN$59,639$28.67
12Durham, NC$59,470$28.59
13Atlanta, GA$57,004$27.41
14Ann Arbor, MI$56,929$27.37
15Saint Louis, MO$56,911$27.36

Visiting Assistant Professor Salary Details

Visiting Assistant Professor Salary

What is a Visiting Assistant Professor's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$109,000$9,083$52
75th Percentile$84,000$7,000$40
Average$62,808$5,234$30
25th Percentile$46,000$3,833$22
10th Percentile$36,000$3,000$17

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Faculty$71,091$5,924$34.1821,142
Summer School Teacher$55,912$4,659$26.8886,467
Adjunct Faculty$73,929$6,161$35.5426,791
Resource Teacher$52,285$4,357$25.1473,796
French Teacher$49,521$4,127$23.8154,716
Social Studies Teacher$49,265$4,105$23.6994,087

Which Companies Pay Visiting Assistant Professors The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Suffolk University and Middlebury College are the highest paying companies for visiting assistant professors.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Suffolk University$113,318$54.4819
2Middlebury College$102,964$49.50
3University of Tennessee$101,401$48.7547
4University of Massachusetts Boston$100,751$48.4414
5Columbia University in the City of New York$99,172$47.68293
6Stanford University$98,162$47.1953
7Lewis & Clark College$97,725$46.98
8Oregon State University$96,861$46.57
9The University of Chicago$96,510$46.402
10New York University$95,685$46.00109
11Harvard University$94,783$45.5747
12LA State University Continuing$94,330$45.35186
13Johns Hopkins University$90,076$43.3185
14Pace University$89,997$43.2716
15Princeton University$87,013$41.8354
16Yale University$86,561$41.622
17Tulane University$86,512$41.59
18Northwestern University$84,613$40.681
19IUPUI$84,442$40.60
20Linfield College$83,836$40.311

Visiting Assistant Professor Salary Trends

Average Visiting Assistant Professor Salary Over Time

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

    Visiting Assistant Professor Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$62,800$30.20+1.8%
    2021$61,700$29.66-0.1%
    2020$61,700$29.67-0.5%
    2019$62,000$29.82-1.5%
    2018$63,000$30.28+8.6%

    Recently Added Visiting Assistant Professor Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    University of DenverVisiting Assistant Professor of Practice-Teaching and Learning SciencesdepartmentDenver, CO05/29/2022$60,000
    BroadbeanVisiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Research, Methods & StatisticsDenver, CO05/25/2022$60,000
    University of ColoradoVisiting Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor In ArchitectureDenver, CO05/14/2022$90,000
    Dixie State UniversityVisiting Assistant Professor of PsychologySaint George, UT05/09/2022$52,000
    Uc San DiegoStefan E. Warschawski Visiting Assistant ProfessorSan Diego, CA05/09/2022$72,200
    University of DenverVisiting Assistant Teaching Professor/Visiting Assistant Professor of The Practice-Mechanical ANDenver, CO05/08/2022$70,000
    University of The Virgin IslandsVisiting Assistant Professor of ChemistryUniversity, FL05/05/2022$55,000
    University of ColoradoVisiting Assistant Professor-Women and Ethnic StudiesColorado Springs, CO04/27/2022$56,000
    University of ArkansasDirector of The Consumer Protection Clinic/Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinic EducationLittle Rock, AR04/20/2022$73,000
    Colorado StateVisiting Assistant Professor of AI and Data SciencePueblo, CO04/16/2022$60,000

    Visiting Assistant Professor Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Visiting Assistant Professors the most?

    Oregon pays Visiting Assistant Professors the most in the United States, with an average salary of $109,747 per year, or $52.76 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Visiting Assistant Professor?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Visiting Assistant Professor if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Utah you should be paid close to $94,351 per year.

    What type of Visiting Assistant Professor gets paid the most?

    Professor gets paid the most. Professor made a median salary of $158,407. The best-paid 10 percent make $217,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $115,000.

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