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How Much Does a University Professor Make Per Year? Average University Professor Salary

How much a university professor can make depends on the position, the location and the policy of the employing institution. An assistant professor, for example, can earn $35,000 to $40,000 while at the low end a professor’s salary ranges between $44,000 and $47,000. At the high end, salaries can go from $167,000 to $182,000. Salaries over $100,000 are not uncommon and the average is about $85,000.

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by Susan White on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 08:37

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