0 selections
0 selections
Updated July 11, 2022

Average Visiting Professor Salary

$97,169 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

$46.72 hourly

Entry level Salary
$50,000 yearly
$50,000
10 %
$97,169
Median
$185,000
90 %

How much does a Visiting Professor make?

Visiting professors make $97,169 per year on average, or $46.72 per hour, in the United States. Visiting professors on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $50,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $185,000.

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

Highest Paying States For Visiting Professors

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

  • State View
  • County View
Average Salary:

Visiting Professor average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1New York$140,711$67.651,289
2Oregon$111,688$53.70335
3Connecticut$120,769$58.06166
4Massachusetts$135,245$65.02348
5California$135,128$64.971,110
6Alabama$95,298$45.82240
7Florida$108,221$52.03484
8Pennsylvania$93,193$44.80571
9Rhode Island$96,398$46.3553
10Alaska$96,093$46.20134
11Vermont$89,497$43.0355
12Utah$91,766$44.12148
13Michigan$92,001$44.23320
14New Jersey$92,236$44.34463
15Idaho$102,026$49.0525
16New Hampshire$98,004$47.1241
17Maryland$93,964$45.17360
18Texas$86,655$41.661,221
19Washington$99,673$47.92219
20Arizona$97,433$46.84114
21District of Columbia$87,674$42.15172
22Indiana$76,539$36.80453
23Maine$86,530$41.6047
24New Mexico$85,685$41.1973
25Tennessee$84,454$40.60168
26Louisiana$79,867$38.40192
27Nebraska$82,345$39.59114
28Delaware$89,342$42.9532
29Nevada$87,838$42.2324
30Virginia$78,463$37.72893
31Arkansas$84,777$40.7658
32South Carolina$75,210$36.16283
33North Dakota$82,242$39.5419
34Mississippi$73,155$35.17140
35Minnesota$81,640$39.25225
36Montana$72,488$34.8575
37Georgia$78,276$37.63351
38Colorado$70,987$34.13569
39Ohio$74,057$35.60378
40North Carolina$74,822$35.97452
41Kentucky$69,406$33.37222
42Oklahoma$77,700$37.3666
43Illinois$78,284$37.64372
44South Dakota$67,048$32.2362
45Iowa$67,593$32.50196
46Missouri$72,610$34.91208
47West Virginia$48,867$23.49142
48Wisconsin$65,259$31.37304
49Hawaii$75,133$36.129
50Kansas$69,570$33.4569
51Wyoming$66,278$31.8619

Highest Paying Cities For Visiting Professors

0 selections
Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1New York, NY$155,947$74.97
2San Francisco, CA$144,997$69.71
3Boston, MA$143,895$69.18
4New Haven, CT$126,238$60.69
5Tallahassee, FL$120,670$58.01
6Seattle, WA$101,126$48.62
7Baltimore, MD$97,538$46.89
8Providence, RI$97,054$46.66
9Ann Arbor, MI$91,213$43.85
10Washington, DC$88,983$42.78
11Memphis, TN$88,800$42.69
12Austin, TX$87,724$42.17
13Pittsburgh, PA$83,424$40.11
14Fargo, ND$83,226$40.01
15Baton Rouge, LA$80,121$38.52

Visiting Professor Salary Details

Visiting Professor Salary

What is a Visiting Professor's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$185,000$15,417$89
75th Percentile$136,000$11,333$65
Average$97,169$8,097$47
25th Percentile$69,000$5,750$33
10th Percentile$50,000$4,167$24

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
French Teacher$49,521$4,127$23.8154,716
High School Teacher$50,881$4,240$24.4683,554
Language Teacher$52,617$4,385$25.3074,479

Which Companies Pay Visiting Professors The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Univ. Of Texas Cancer Ctr. And Pace University are the highest paying companies for visiting professors.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Univ. Of Texas Cancer Ctr.$181,366$87.2014
2Pace University$167,258$80.4117
3The Cooper Union$164,212$78.95
4Grambling State University$157,549$75.74
5Meta$150,717$72.464
6Nationwide Children's Hospital$145,811$70.10
7Columbia University in the City of New York$141,781$68.16303
8Yale University$141,122$67.852
9Massachusetts Institute of Technology$138,268$66.4710
10The University of Chicago$137,986$66.342
11IUPUI$135,388$65.09
12Harvard University$135,064$64.9354
13Johns Hopkins University$134,641$64.7384
14Stanford University$133,522$64.1954
15University of Rochester$132,258$63.59336
16University of California, Berkeley$131,286$63.1268
17University of California$128,869$61.96
18New York University$128,214$61.64111
19UTHealth$127,518$61.31
20The Rockefeller University$127,385$61.24

Visiting Professor Salary Trends

Average Visiting Professor Salary Over Time

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

    Visiting Professor Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$97,200$46.72+0.2%
    2021$96,900$46.61-0.6%
    2020$97,500$46.90+4.3%
    2019$93,300$44.87-2.6%
    2018$95,700$46.02+4.8%

    Recently Added Visiting Professor Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    University of MontanaVisiting Professor-Environmental and IndigenousMissoula, MT05/22/2022$60,000
    University of DenverVisiting Professor, Scol-Open RankDenver, CO02/27/2022$40,000
    Swarthmore CollegeCornell Visiting Professor of ChemistrySwarthmore, PA02/01/2022$175,000
    New York UniversityVisiting ProfessorNew York, NY01/07/2022$107,000
    The University of Texas at El PasoVisiting ProfessorEl Paso, TX01/05/2022$70,000
    The University of Texas at El PasoVisiting ProfessorEl Paso, TX01/03/2022$70,000
    Loyola University New OrleansVisiting ProfessorNew Orleans, LA12/06/2021$45,000
    Gannon UniversityVisiting Professor-Mechanical EngineeringErie, PA11/19/2021$72,000
    Institute for Advanced StudyJunior Visiting Professor, Natural SciencesPrinceton, NJ10/21/2021$110,000
    University of ColoradoVisiting Professor In Rhetoric and CultureBoulder, CO09/21/2021$30,000

    Visiting Professor Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Visiting Professors the most?

    New York pays Visiting Professors the most in the United States, with an average salary of $140,711 per year, or $67.65 per hour.

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

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Visiting Professor if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Massachusetts you should be paid close to $135,245 per year.

    What type of Visiting 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.

    Search For Visiting Professor Jobs

    0 selections
    0 selections