Faculty Salaries Plus Compensation at Research (Very High Research Activity) and AAU Inst, 2014-2015

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Institution Professor Associate Assistant
Rank Average Rank Average Rank Average
*Stanford University 1 $275,600 2 $184,400 2 $156,600
*Columbia University in the City of New York 2 $273,100 1 $187,300 10 $137,400
*Harvard University 3 $270,500 10 $160,100 9 $139,200
*University of Chicago 4 $263,900 8 $161,400 4 $147,500
*Princeton University 5 $261,700 5 $165,200 14 $131,600
*New York University 6 $261,100 14 $152,200 3 $147,600
*University of Pennsylvania 7 $256,200 3 $174,600 1 $167,900
*Duke University 8 $243,600 7 $163,100 16 $129,000
*Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9 $242,300 4 $170,200 5 $147,000
*University of California-Los Angeles 10 $241,500 8 $161,400 11 $135,500
*Yale University 11 $238,900 16 $147,800 19 $126,400
*Northwestern University 12 $236,800 12 $158,300 8 $141,100
*Washington University in St Louis 13 $231,100 20 $140,800 31 $119,700
*University of California-Berkeley 14 $230,900 11 $158,600 7 $142,900
*California Institute of Technology 15 $228,300 6 $163,300 6 $143,600
Dartmouth College 16 $226,200 17 $147,300 22 $124,400
*Rice University 17 $222,800 21 $140,700 24 $123,100
*University of Southern California 18 $219,200 19 $146,200 15 $130,400
*Boston University 19 $215,500 15 $151,000 18 $128,400
Georgetown University 20 $213,900 23 $139,800 20 $126,200
*Vanderbilt University 21 $211,300 40 $132,400 54 $110,500
*Cornell University 22 $211,100 13 $153,200 12 $135,100
University of Notre Dame 23 $211,000 18 $146,300 21 $126,100
*University of California-San Diego 24 $207,200 22 $140,300 17 $128,700
*Brown University 25 $206,500 23 $139,800 40 $115,500
*University of California-Santa Barbara 26 $205,700 44 $130,900 41 $115,400
*University of California-Irvine 27 $205,500 26 $137,800 27 $122,400
George Washington University 28 $199,400 32 $134,900 52 $110,800
University of Miami 29 $197,200 38 $133,300 61 $109,200
*University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 30 $196,100 31 $135,200 36 $117,100
*University of Virginia-Main Campus 31 $195,300 35 $134,400 38 $117,000
*University of California-Davis 32 $194,700 27 $136,900 27 $122,400
Tufts University 33 $193,400 25 $138,700 44 $113,700
*Carnegie Mellon University 34 $191,700 29 $135,900 13 $131,700
*Johns Hopkins University 35 $191,300 30 $135,800 46 $112,900
University of Massachusetts Amherst 36 $191,000 28 $136,100 39 $116,500
University of California-Riverside 37 $190,700 53 $125,500 30 $120,600
Yeshiva University 38 $189,800 75 $116,400 45 $113,500
*University of Rochester 39 $189,300 43 $131,000 23 $124,200
University of Delaware 40 $189,100 32 $134,900 42 $114,200
*Stony Brook University 41 $189,000 37 $133,600 51 $110,900
*University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 42 $188,000 42 $131,100 25 $122,600
University of California-Santa Cruz 43 $187,400 39 $132,900 33 $117,700
*University of Maryland-College Park 44 $187,000 34 $134,500 33 $117,700
*University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 45 $185,200 56 $124,400 69 $104,900
*Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 46 $184,700 48 $127,700 47 $112,000
*Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 47 $184,500 46 $130,000 29 $121,200
University of Connecticut 48 $184,000 41 $131,900 61 $108,700
*University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 49 $182,500 52 $126,100 62 $108,800
University of Illinois at Chicago 50 $179,800 36 $133,900 32 $118,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 51 $179,600 48 $127,700 26 $122,500
*Michigan State University 52 $178,700 51 $126,400 82 $100,000
*University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 53 $178,200 47 $129,200 35 $117,500
*The University of Texas at Austin 54 $177,000 70 $118,600 59 $109,700
*Ohio State University-Main Campus 55 $176,500 60 $122,900 58 $109,800
University of Alabama at Birmingham 56 $175,400 73 $118,100 76 $101,600
Arizona State University 57 $175,300 60 $122,900 49 $111,800
*University of Iowa 57 $175,300 69 $118,700 75 $102,200
*University of Oregon 59 $174,500 45 $130,200 36 $117,100
*Case Western Reserve University 60 $173,600 67 $120,200 79 $100,800
University of Utah 61 $173,500 72 $118,200 72 $104,400
*State University at Buffalo 62 $172,500 58 $124,000 66 $106,600
Virginia Polytechnic Institute 63 $169,700 65 $121,200 67 $106,400
University of Houston 64 $169,300 76 $116,100 56 $109,900
*Brandeis University 65 $168,200 54 $124,800 65 $106,700
*Indiana University-Bloomington 66 $167,000 76 $116,100 56 $109,900
University of Central Florida 67 $166,800 80 $113,000 89 $95,800
University of Hawaii at Manoa 68 $166,600 55 $124,700 59 $109,700
*University of Florida 69 $166,100 78 $115,800 74 $103,600
The University of Tennessee 70 $165,100 68 $119,500 78 $101,200
*University of Colorado Boulder 71 $164,800 62 $122,800 52 $110,800
*University of Washington-Seattle Campus 72 $164,000 59 $123,400 42 $114,200
*Purdue University-Main Campus 73 $162,500 66 $121,000 64 $107,100
SUNY at Albany 74 $162,200 64 $121,500 85 $98,600
*Iowa State University 75 $161,600 63 $121,900 54 $110,500
*University of Wisconsin-Madison 76 $160,300 57 $124,100 50 $111,600
Oregon State University 77 $160,000 50 $127,100 48 $111,900
Louisiana State University 78 $159,800 79 $113,800 73 $104,000
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus 79 $157,900 97 $102,900 94 $92,300
*University of Arizona 80 $156,100 82 $112,000 86 $98,200
*Texas A & M University-College Station 81 $155,800 86 $109,300 79 $100,800
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 82 $155,600 81 $112,200 81 $100,200
*University of Missouri-Columbia 83 $155,400 91 $105,900 97 $86,800
*University of Kansas 84 $155,000 90 $106,600 90 $95,200
Wayne State University 85 $154,900 71 $118,400 83 $99,800
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 86 $152,800 91 $105,900 95 $91,300
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 87 $151,800 85 $109,500 70 $104,500
University of Louisville 88 $151,400 98 $101,500 98 $86,400
Washington State University 89 $151,300 88 $108,000 77 $101,400
University of Alabama at Huntsville 90 $150,600 74 $116,700 88 $96,900
Colorado State University-Fort Collins 91 $150,400 87 $109,200 84 $99,000
Florida State University 92 $148,000 89 $107,000 68 $106,300
University of Arkansas 93 $146,600 93 $105,600 87 $98,100
University of Georgia 94 $145,600 83 $109,800 70 $104,500
North Dakota State University-Main Campus 95 $144,500 84 $109,600 93 $92,800
University of New Mexico-Main Campus 96 $144,000 94 $104,800 91 $94,200
University of Kentucky 97 $141,600 95 $103,900 92 $93,500
University of South Florida-Main Campus 98 $136,800 96 $103,600 96 $90,400
Mississippi State University 99 $120,600 100 $87,600 100 $76,200
Montana State University 100 $120,200 99 $92,800 98 $86,400

* Indicates member of the Association of American Universities

Note: All institutions are classified as RU/VH, research universities with very high research activity, by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Note: BOLD values indicate ties in compensation.

Note: Data was not available for the following institutions: CUNY Graduate School and University Center, Emory University, Georgia State University, Rockefeller University, Rutgers University, Tulane University of Louisiana, University of South Carolina-Columbia, and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Source: Office of Institutional Research & Assessment. Compiled from “Busting the Myths: The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2014-15,” reported in Academe, March-April, 2015

Updated April 22, 2015.