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Professor Salary

$13,000 - $27,999
7% of jobs
$28,000 - $42,999
9% of jobs
$45,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$43,000 - $57,999
31% of jobs
The average salary is $70,427 a year
$58,000 - $72,999
23% of jobs
$79,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$73,000 - $87,999
12% of jobs
$88,000 - $102,999
6% of jobs
$103,000 - $117,999
3% of jobs
$118,000 - $132,999
1% of jobs
$133,000 - $147,999
0% of jobs
$148,000 - $162,999
1% of jobs
$163,000 - $178,000
1% of jobs

National Average

$13,000 $70,427/year $178,000
Professor Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$70,427
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$71,393

As of Sep 21, 2020, the average annual pay for the Professor jobs category in the United States is $70,427 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $178,000 and as low as $13,000, the majority of salaries within the Professor jobs category currently range between $45,500 (25th percentile) to $79,500 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Professor job varies modestly (up to $34,000), which suggests there may be fewer opportunities for advancement based on skill level, but increased pay based on location and years of experience is still possible.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Professor job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working within the Professor category in your area are making on average $71,393 per year or $966 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $70,427. Virginia ranks number 16 out of 50 states nationwide for Professor job salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Professor jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Professor Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $45,500 $70,427 $79,500
Monthly Salary $3,792 $5,869 $6,625
Weekly Salary $875 $1,354 $1,529
Hourly Salary $22 $34 $38

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