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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Among local universities, Georgetown pays best

Georgetown University pays the top professor salaries among universities in the region, according to survey data from the American Association of University Professors as reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education last month.

The average full professor at Georgetown makes $158,900, based on survey data for the current academic year. Neighbors American University and George Washington University rank second and third in the region, at least among the 20 schools listed here. Use the link above to look up other schools, or post a comment if you’d like to see data on a specific institution.

Here are the 20, ranked by full professor salary. The second figure is for assistant professors, a category that typically covers full-time permanent professors who haven’t yet made tenure.

1. Georgetown University: $158,900, $88,900

2. American University: $152,000, 70,600.

3. George Washington University: $146,400, $82,100

4. University of Virginia: $136,500, $76,300

5. University of Maryland: $134,400, $82,400

6. George Mason University: $127,300, $68,500

7. U.S. Naval Academy: $125,800, $81,800

8. Gallaudet University: $117,500, $67,000

9. Virginia Tech: $116,800, $70,900

10. Howard University: $114,500, $83,100

11. University of Maryland, Baltimore County: $112,800, $66,500

12. College of William and Mary: $111,800, $69,400

13. Catholic University: $108,300, $67,200

14. University of the District of Columbia: $96,200, $59,400

15. St. Mary’s College of Maryland: $89,000, $56,100

16. Towson University: $88,800, $61,200

17. Bowie State University: $88,300, $63,200

18. Montgomery College: $86,900, $60,200

19. James Madison University: $86,800, $58,400

20. Northern Virginia Community College: $73,300, $58,000

By  |  04:30 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Categories:  Finance, Labor, Pedagogy | Tags:  college faculty

 
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