The AAUP’s recently released 2017 Faculty Compensation Survey. The report on the economic status of the profession finds that full professors at Pitt averaged $149,400, above the national average of $124,485 for professors at public doctoral institutions.
Pittsburgh campus associate professors averaged $99,900 (compared to $90,619 nationwide) and assistant professors averaged $81,500 ($79,126 nationwide).
Instructors, who averaged $44,900 on the Pittsburgh campus, trailed the national average for their rank, which was $57,673 at public doctoral institutions. Lecturers lagged as well, averaging $51,600, compared to $60,175 nationwide.
Combined, faculty of all ranks on the Pittsburgh campus averaged $98,600, higher than the national average of $92,222 at public doctoral institutions.
The data, which cover full-time faculty categorized as “primarily instructional” and “instructional/research/public service,” exclude clinical or basic science faculty, medical faculty and military faculty.
Salaries by gender on the Pittsburgh campus
- Male professors averaged $154,400
- Female professors averaged $136,000
- Male associate professors averaged $100,800
- Female associate professors averaged $98,700.
- Male assistant professors averaged $85,200
- Female assistant professors averaged $78,100.
- Male instructors averaged $49,900
- Female instructors averaged $42,800.
Across all ranks, male faculty on the Pittsburgh campus averaged $110,800; their female counterparts averaged $88,700.
Average salaries for female faculty at public doctoral institutions nationwide likewise trailed the averages for men.
Across all ranks:
Male faculty averaged $101,447
Female faculty averaged $85,344.
- At the professor rank nationally, men at public doctoral institutions averaged $127,615,
- At the professor rank nationally, women at public doctoral institutions averaged $116,223
- At the associate professor rank, men averaged $92,990
- At the associate professor rank, women averaged $87,652
- At the assistant professor rank, men averaged $81,977,
- At the assistant professor rank, women averaged $76,072
- At the instructor rank, men averaged $60,307
- At the instructor rank, women averaged $56,771
Continuing faculty raises on the Pittsburgh campus
- Professors here averaged a 2.7 percent increase in 2016-17 (compared with 2.9 percent on average for professors at public doctoral institutions)
- Associate professors averaged 2.9 percent (3.4 percent nationwide)
- Assistant professors averaged 2.4 percent (3.6 percent nationwide)
- Instructors averaged 1.9 percent (3.2 percent nationwide)
Average pay at UPJ
- Professors averaged $92,600 (men $92,500; data for women were suppressed)
- Associate professors averaged $71,100 (men $72,700; women $68,400)
- Assistant professors averaged $56,400 (men $57,500; women $54,900)
- Instructors averaged $50,300 (men $53,300; women $48,700)
Across all ranks combined, faculty at Pitt-Johnstown averaged $63,700 (men $69,100; women $62,800).