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Average Faculty Salary

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Average salary of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in private degree-granting institutions, 2003-04 to 2009-10. Data for years prior to 2005-06 combine not for profit and for profit institutions. From 2005-06 forward, the data are for not for profit institutions only.

State 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
Alabama $ 46,639 $ 48,803 $ 50,515 $ 51,667 $ 52,754 $ 54,675 $ 54,793
Alaska $ 46,103 $ 46,346 $ 47,154 $ 47,355 $ 55,148 $ 54,209 $ 55,619
Arizona $ 54,996 $ 51,948 $ 59,850 $ 61,562 $ 52,739 $ 55,739 $ 56,630
Arkansas $ 47,326 $ 47,553 $ 48,978 $ 50,914 $ 51,646 $ 53,319 $ 53,608
California $ 78,508 $ 81,182 $ 84,702 $ 87,836 $ 91,257 $ 94,773 $ 96,616
Colorado $ 62,790 $ 64,411 $ 68,710 $ 69,531 $ 73,093 $ 76,485 $ 76,085
Connecticut $ 79,831 $ 82,631 $ 86,463 $ 89,272 $ 93,926 $ 98,126 $ 97,966
Delaware $ 60,649 $ 68,249 $ 72,557 $ 76,162 $ 79,362 $ 81,080 $ 83,488
District of Columbia $ 75,415 $ 78,596 $ 81,706 $ 83,489 $ 87,185 $ 91,487 $ 91,090
Florida $ 59,487 $ 60,577 $ 62,701 $ 65,243 $ 68,544 $ 70,522 $ 72,558
Georgia $ 60,162 $ 62,165 $ 63,821 $ 66,395 $ 67,377 $ 70,456 $ 72,011
Hawaii $ 58,223 $ 61,287 $ 62,541 $ 63,275 $ 65,105 $ 68,855 $ 68,480
Idaho $ 45,092 $ 45,673 $ 45,324 $ 47,260 $ 49,234 $ 50,935 $ 50,859
Illinois $ 70,134 $ 72,193 $ 74,172 $ 76,943 $ 79,374 $ 82,725 $ 84,351
Indiana $ 61,493 $ 63,169 $ 63,693 $ 65,582 $ 67,903 $ 70,111 $ 71,857
Iowa $ 49,752 $ 51,519 $ 53,253 $ 55,009 $ 56,580 $ 59,879 $ 60,021
Kansas $ 39,624 $ 40,651 $ 41,771 $ 42,954 $ 44,926 $ 46,137 $ 46,545
Kentucky $ 45,430 $ 47,632 $ 49,509 $ 50,613 $ 52,400 $ 54,474 $ 54,885
Louisiana $ 55,663 $ 56,799 $ 66,574 $ 60,963 $ 60,020 $ 69,400 $ 71,406
Maine $ 61,324 $ 64,945 $ 67,883 $ 69,846 $ 72,578 $ 75,373 $ 76,309
Maryland $ 67,281 $ 69,748 $ 72,101 $ 74,222 $ 78,759 $ 75,103 $ 82,984
Massachusetts $ 82,852 $ 85,068 $ 88,137 $ 91,648 $ 94,848 $ 99,351 $ 100,193
Michigan $ 55,270 $ 56,535 $ 58,048 $ 59,466 $ 61,216 $ 63,349 $ 63,853
Minnesota $ 55,464 $ 57,741 $ 59,651 $ 61,709 $ 64,725 $ 67,425 $ 68,338
Mississippi $ 43,911 $ 44,974 $ 46,557 $ 48,322 $ 50,119 $ 52,073 $ 53,086
Missouri $ 60,508 $ 61,567 $ 62,859 $ 65,178 $ 68,431 $ 71,233 $ 72,146
Montana $ 38,990 $ 41,474 $ 42,117 $ 42,731 $ 43,592 $ 43,354 $ 46,058
Nebraska $ 48,502 $ 50,029 $ 52,001 $ 54,312 $ 55,652 $ 57,693 $ 57,872
Nevada $ 64,461 $ 61,618 $ 61,679 $ 59,057 $ 61,347 $ 62,802 $ 63,854
New Hampshire $ 67,528 $ 66,867 $ 71,922 $ 73,975 $ 79,513 $ 86,103 $ 83,005
New Jersey $ 78,742 $ 80,142 $ 83,323 $ 87,070 $ 90,113 $ 93,781 $ 95,303
New Mexico $ 50,030 $ 55,916 $ 62,199 $ 64,721 $ 67,437 $ 70,995 $ 77,244
New York $ 75,551 $ 77,328 $ 80,451 $ 82,704 $ 85,872 $ 89,041 $ 90,853
North Carolina $ 63,341 $ 64,420 $ 65,967 $ 68,888 $ 72,105 $ 76,300 $ 76,717
North Dakota $ 37,117 $ 38,557 $ 40,072 $ 41,791 $ 45,158 $ 40,935 $ 46,865
Ohio $ 57,768 $ 59,155 $ 60,575 $ 62,301 $ 64,057 $ 65,988 $ 66,025
Oklahoma $ 50,183 $ 52,712 $ 53,579 $ 56,810 $ 58,464 $ 60,590 $ 60,850
Oregon $ 57,806 $ 59,473 $ 60,945 $ 62,441 $ 65,212 $ 68,151 $ 69,395
Pennsylvania $ 68,219 $ 70,508 $ 72,919 $ 75,323 $ 77,810 $ 80,862 $ 81,593
Rhode Island $ 74,909 $ 78,467 $ 80,879 $ 83,430 $ 86,274 $ 89,110 $ 90,538
South Carolina $ 48,418 $ 49,337 $ 50,850 $ 52,827 $ 54,603 $ 52,851 $ 52,543
South Dakota $ 42,720 $ 43,880 $ 45,324 $ 46,125 $ 47,370 $ 48,579 $ 48,523
Tennessee $ 55,523 $ 58,507 $ 60,433 $ 62,371 $ 64,527 $ 67,685 $ 68,209
Texas $ 62,297 $ 64,350 $ 66,377 $ 68,661 $ 71,648 $ 74,682 $ 76,428
United States of America $ 66,693 $ 68,755 $ 71,203 $ 73,581 $ 76,289 $ 79,358 $ 80,593
Utah $ 75,215 $ 76,549 $ 79,637 $ 81,097 $ 86,072 $ 89,305 $ 91,513
Vermont $ 57,924 $ 61,951 $ 63,249 $ 65,948 $ 68,011 $ 70,193 $ 71,247
Virginia $ 54,472 $ 56,523 $ 57,682 $ 59,399 $ 62,043 $ 64,539 $ 66,665
Washington $ 56,821 $ 58,679 $ 61,247 $ 63,163 $ 65,705 $ 67,637 $ 70,181
West Virginia $ 39,334 $ 42,574 $ 43,546 $ 44,730 $ 44,768 $ 45,924 $ 46,922
Wisconsin $ 53,312 $ 55,040 $ 56,888 $ 58,652 $ 60,023 $ 62,286 $ 62,639

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
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