Average Visiting Assistant Professor Salary
$68,000 yearly
$24.29 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$34,000
10 %
$68,000
Median
$135,000
90 %
Visiting assistant professors in the United States make an average salary of $68,583 per year or $32.97 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $135,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Oregon, Vermont, Utah, and Rhode Island provide the highest visiting assistant professor salaries.

Average Visiting Assistant Professor Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Visiting Assistant Professor average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$58,802
$58,802
$28.27
$28.27
Alaska
Alaska
$82,669
$82,669
$39.74
$39.74
Arizona
Arizona
$75,588
$75,588
$36.34
$36.34
Arkansas
Arkansas
$75,482
$75,482
$36.29
$36.29
California
California
$118,809
$118,809
$57.12
$57.12
Colorado
Colorado
$63,627
$63,627
$30.59
$30.59
Connecticut
Connecticut
$70,549
$70,549
$33.92
$33.92
Delaware
Delaware
$69,681
$69,681
$33.50
$33.50
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$76,448
$76,448
$36.75
$36.75
Florida
Florida
$44,113
$44,113
$21.21
$21.21
Georgia
Georgia
$60,409
$60,409
$29.04
$29.04
Hawaii
Hawaii
$74,579
$74,579
$35.86
$35.86
Idaho
Idaho
$63,488
$63,488
$30.52
$30.52
Illinois
Illinois
$57,629
$57,629
$27.71
$27.71
Indiana
Indiana
$61,831
$61,831
$29.73
$29.73
Iowa
Iowa
$72,425
$72,425
$34.82
$34.82
Kansas
Kansas
$52,951
$52,951
$25.46
$25.46
Kentucky
Kentucky
$38,550
$38,550
$18.53
$18.53
Louisiana
Louisiana
$69,061
$69,061
$33.20
$33.20
Maine
Maine
$73,903
$73,903
$35.53
$35.53
Maryland
Maryland
$80,301
$80,301
$38.61
$38.61
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$79,277
$79,277
$38.11
$38.11
Michigan
Michigan
$71,415
$71,415
$34.33
$34.33
Minnesota
Minnesota
$64,709
$64,709
$31.11
$31.11
Mississippi
Mississippi
$59,204
$59,204
$28.46
$28.46
Missouri
Missouri
$68,587
$68,587
$32.97
$32.97
Montana
Montana
$48,415
$48,415
$23.28
$23.28
Nebraska
Nebraska
$54,891
$54,891
$26.39
$26.39
Nevada
Nevada
$61,270
$61,270
$29.46
$29.46
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$83,475
$83,475
$40.13
$40.13
New Jersey
New Jersey
$70,056
$70,056
$33.68
$33.68
New Mexico
New Mexico
$73,036
$73,036
$35.11
$35.11
New York
New York
$72,499
$72,499
$34.86
$34.86
North Carolina
North Carolina
$63,628
$63,628
$30.59
$30.59
North Dakota
North Dakota
$65,620
$65,620
$31.55
$31.55
Ohio
Ohio
$71,705
$71,705
$34.47
$34.47
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$41,696
$41,696
$20.05
$20.05
Oregon
Oregon
$96,103
$96,103
$46.20
$46.20
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$62,156
$62,156
$29.88
$29.88
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$83,939
$83,939
$40.36
$40.36
South Carolina
South Carolina
$41,539
$41,539
$19.97
$19.97
South Dakota
South Dakota
$60,825
$60,825
$29.24
$29.24
Tennessee
Tennessee
$52,503
$52,503
$25.24
$25.24
Texas
Texas
$73,499
$73,499
$35.34
$35.34
Utah
Utah
$86,734
$86,734
$41.70
$41.70
Vermont
Vermont
$87,571
$87,571
$42.10
$42.10
Virginia
Virginia
$57,597
$57,597
$27.69
$27.69
Washington
Washington
$77,390
$77,390
$37.21
$37.21
West Virginia
West Virginia
$42,395
$42,395
$20.38
$20.38
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$54,495
$54,495
$26.20
$26.20
Wyoming
Wyoming
$50,165
$50,165
$24.12
$24.12

Highest Paying Cities For Visiting Assistant Professor

0 selections
CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$133,386
$133,386
$64.13
$64.13
College Park, MD
College Park, MD
$79,845
$79,845
$38.39
$38.39
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$79,314
$79,314
$38.13
$38.13
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$76,471
$76,471
$36.76
$36.76
Laredo, TX
Laredo, TX
$76,403
$76,403
$36.73
$36.73
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland, OH
$74,674
$74,674
$35.90
$35.90

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

See what's out there.

Average Visiting Assistant Professor Salary Over Time

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

Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Faculty

    Avg. salary: $71,229

    A faculty member is a professional whose primary responsibility is to provide teaching and research to students in colleges and universities. Faculties must work with colleagues to design a curriculum to keep up with the changes in the discipline. They help their students choose majors and mentor them by way of face-to-face or electronic means. They also keep up their communication with alumni to assist with employment searches or career changes.
    11,465 Faculty Jobs
    Summer School Teacher

    Avg. salary: $53,106

    A Summer School Teacher is a teacher who works during the summer period. They develop and implement schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. Generally, they have the same duties as a school teacher.
    38,686 Summer School Teacher Jobs
    Adjunct Faculty

    Avg. salary: $71,698

    Adjunct faculty is the collective term for adjunct professors or lecturers. The adjunct faculty teaches students based on the limited-term of their contract. Oftentimes, they teach preparatory or introductory courses by semester arrangement for the entire academic year. Most of them are employed in higher education. Unlike regular professors, adjunct faculty do not have benefits and are not required to be present in meetings. They can work as either a contract professor or a part-time professor.
    11,406 Adjunct Faculty Jobs
    Resource Teacher

    Avg. salary: $49,436

    A Resource Teacher is responsible for providing curriculum support systems for students, teachers, and administrators. Another role of a Resource Teacher is to assist the class teacher and provide additional support for children with moderate learning difficulties.
    25,891 Resource Teacher Jobs
    French Teacher

    Avg. salary: $46,947

    A french teacher specializes in teaching the french language among students. Although the extent of their responsibilities usually depends on their institution or company of employment, it usually includes preparing lessons and coursework plans, presenting audio and visual learning materials, organizing individual and group activities, administering examinations, grading quizzes and tests, and assisting students as necessary. Moreover, as a french teacher, it is essential to monitor the students' progress while maintaining a healthy and effective learning environment for everyone.
    28,020 French Teacher Jobs
    Social Studies Teacher

    Avg. salary: $49,922

    Teachers that specialize in human society are called social studies teachers. Usually, they are found at a high school and secondary school level. They teach concepts of history, geography, government, economics, and civic ideals. Their duties include assigning and grading homework, writing, and grading tests and essays as well as engaging students with lectures and relevant activities. Skills needed for the job include an analytical mind, service-oriented, and organized. They must also be highly knowledgeable about social sciences and has a field related degree to social study.
    45,617 Social Studies Teacher Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Visiting Assistant Professors The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a visiting assistant professor, being employed by a company such as North Dakota State University or Stevens Institute of Technology would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Lehigh University and Stanford University also report highly competitive salaries for visiting assistant professors.
    Company

    Recently Added Visiting Assistant Professor Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    University of Denver
    University of Denver
    Half-Time Clinical Assistant Professor or Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor In Sport and Perform
    Half-Time Clinical Assistant Professor or Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor In Sport and Perform
    Half-Time Clinical Assistant Professor or Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor In Sport and Perform
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/23/2021
    06/23/2021
    $35,000
    $35,000
    06/23/2021
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
    Little Rock, AR
    Little Rock, AR
    06/21/2021
    06/21/2021
    $55,341
    $55,341
    06/21/2021
    Visiting Assistant Professor of French-University at Albany
    Visiting Assistant Professor of French-University at Albany
    Albany, NY
    Albany, NY
    06/03/2021
    06/03/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    06/03/2021
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta, GA
    05/28/2021
    05/28/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    05/28/2021
    University of Denver
    University of Denver
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Research, Methods & Statistics
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Research, Methods & Statistics
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Research, Methods & Statistics
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    05/28/2021
    05/28/2021
    $72,000
    $72,000
    05/28/2021
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta, GA
    05/25/2021
    05/25/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    05/25/2021
    Visiting Assistant Professor of French-University at Albany
    Visiting Assistant Professor of French-University at Albany
    Albany, NY
    Albany, NY
    05/25/2021
    05/25/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    05/25/2021
    Visiting Assistant Professor-Exercise Science & Health Promotion
    Visiting Assistant Professor-Exercise Science & Health Promotion
    Boca Raton, FL
    Boca Raton, FL
    05/24/2021
    05/24/2021
    $56,000
    $56,000
    05/24/2021
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    05/21/2021
    05/21/2021
    $70,000
    $70,000
    05/21/2021
    Visiting Assistant Professor-African Art History
    Visiting Assistant Professor-African Art History
    Iowa City, IA
    Iowa City, IA
    05/21/2021
    05/21/2021
    $26,000
    $26,000
    05/21/2021

    Average Visiting Assistant Professor Salary by Demographic

    Visiting Assistant Professor Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $62,373
    female-income
    Female Income
    $59,359
    Median Visiting Assistant Professor Income by Race
    Asian visiting assistant professors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino visiting assistant professors have the lowest average salary at $59,152.
    $64,000
    $63,000
    $62,000
    $61,000
    $60,000
    $59,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$60,666
    Black or African American$60,508
    Asian$62,282
    Unknown$61,722
    Hispanic or Latino$59,152
    Average Visiting Assistant Professor Salary by Education Level
    $80,000
    $76,000
    $72,000
    $68,000
    $64,000
    $60,000
    $56,000
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$59,359
    Doctorate Degree$76,982