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How Much Does a Visiting Professor Earn In The United States?

Visiting Professor Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$115,000
$57,000
$115,000
$231,000
Visiting professors in the United States make an average salary of $115,178 per year or $55.37 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $57,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $231,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, California, Alaska, Massachusetts, and Connecticut provide the highest visiting professor salaries.
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Where Visiting Professors Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Visiting Professors Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Hawaii, California and Alaska, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for visiting professors. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Carolina, New Mexico, and Wyoming.
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1. San Francisco, CA
$151,882
Avg. Salary
$57k
$220k
2. Washington, DC
$140,364
Avg. Salary
$57k
$220k
3. Miami, FL
$137,310
Avg. Salary
$57k
$220k
4. Boston, MA
$130,689
Avg. Salary
$57k
$220k
5. New York, NY
$128,002
Avg. Salary
$57k
$220k
6. New Haven, CT
$127,721
Avg. Salary
$57k
$220k

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Which Companies Pay Visiting Professors The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like University Of Texas Health Center At Tyler and Johns Hopkins University as they offer the highest salaries for visiting professors.
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Visiting Professor Salary History

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    Recently Added Visiting Professor Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Grand Valley State University
    Grand Valley State University
    Visiting Professor-Biomedical Sciences (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
    Visiting Professor-Biomedical Sciences (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
    Visiting Professor-Biomedical Sciences (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
    Allendale, MI
    Allendale, MI
    12/09/2020
    12/09/2020
    $38,000
    $38,000
    12/09/2020
    Visiting Professor Elementary Education
    Visiting Professor Elementary Education
    Farmington, ME
    Farmington, ME
    04/22/2020
    04/22/2020
    $42,000
    $42,000
    04/22/2020
    Visiting Professor
    Visiting Professor
    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    09/06/2019
    09/06/2019
    $138,222
    $138,222
    09/06/2019
    Visiting Professor Criminal Justice Studies & Sociology
    Visiting Professor Criminal Justice Studies & Sociology
    Akron, OH
    Akron, OH
    08/27/2019
    08/27/2019
    $42,784
    $42,784
    08/27/2019
    Grand Valley State University
    Grand Valley State University
    Visiting Professor of Economics
    Visiting Professor of Economics
    Visiting Professor of Economics
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids, MI
    07/30/2019
    07/30/2019
    $68,830
    $68,830
    07/30/2019
    University of Michigan
    University of Michigan
    Visiting Professor (Intermittent)
    Visiting Professor (Intermittent)
    Visiting Professor (Intermittent)
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Arbor, MI
    07/18/2019
    07/18/2019
    $200,352
    $200,352
    07/18/2019
    Visiting Professor
    Visiting Professor
    Manhattan, KS
    Manhattan, KS
    07/18/2019
    07/18/2019
    $54,000
    $54,000
    07/18/2019
    Visiting Professor of Humanities
    Visiting Professor of Humanities
    New York
    New York
    06/05/2019
    06/05/2019
    $148,000
    $148,000
    06/05/2019
    Visiting Professor
    Visiting Professor
    Syracuse, NY
    Syracuse, NY
    05/29/2019
    05/29/2019
    $120,000
    $120,000
    05/29/2019
    Texas Southern University
    Texas Southern University
    Visiting Professor
    Visiting Professor
    Visiting Professor
    Anna, TX
    Anna, TX
    05/20/2019
    05/20/2019
    $60,000
    $60,000
    05/20/2019