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Average Faculty Salary

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Average salary of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in public degree-granting institutions, 2003-04 to 2009-10.

State 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
Alabama $ 52,433 $ 55,321 $ 57,677 $ 61,275 $ 64,489 $ 64,645 $ 64,994
Alaska $ 55,146 $ 58,130 $ 60,029 $ 62,694 $ 63,919 $ 68,659 $ 71,403
Arizona $ 64,807 $ 68,058 $ 69,893 $ 72,220 $ 75,160 $ 76,007 $ 76,729
Arkansas $ 47,034 $ 48,872 $ 50,655 $ 52,266 $ 54,040 $ 54,828 $ 54,848
California $ 74,395 $ 74,856 $ 76,730 $ 79,122 $ 83,890 $ 86,049 $ 88,011
Colorado $ 57,899 $ 59,600 $ 60,715 $ 62,285 $ 65,573 $ 67,636 $ 68,250
Connecticut $ 70,027 $ 71,940 $ 75,255 $ 78,435 $ 80,739 $ 83,590 $ 83,084
Delaware $ 73,063 $ 76,093 $ 77,123 $ 79,532 $ 82,764 $ 85,941 $ 88,505
District of Columbia $ 58,566 $ 69,396 $ 68,037 $ 71,442 $ 74,591 $ 78,932 $ 77,787
Florida $ 58,251 $ 59,548 $ 62,375 $ 64,937 $ 66,267 $ 67,215 $ 67,966
Georgia $ 58,853 $ 58,481 $ 60,111 $ 61,588 $ 63,810 $ 66,001 $ 67,151
Hawaii $ 60,998 $ 63,468 $ 64,869 $ 67,462 $ 73,776 $ 81,325 $ 81,036
Idaho $ 49,655 $ 50,347 $ 51,596 $ 54,675 $ 56,922 $ 58,458 $ 59,104
Illinois $ 60,981 $ 62,899 $ 64,623 $ 66,256 $ 68,589 $ 70,507 $ 71,870
Indiana $ 60,042 $ 61,525 $ 63,187 $ 64,808 $ 66,812 $ 69,076 $ 69,462
Iowa $ 60,835 $ 62,279 $ 61,896 $ 64,789 $ 68,243 $ 71,915 $ 72,580
Kansas $ 55,194 $ 56,814 $ 58,781 $ 60,739 $ 63,316 $ 65,322 $ 65,410
Kentucky $ 54,440 $ 54,782 $ 56,760 $ 58,316 $ 60,587 $ 61,384 $ 61,391
Louisiana $ 51,997 $ 52,929 $ 53,315 $ 55,663 $ 60,140 $ 61,824 $ 61,972
Maine $ 53,709 $ 55,175 $ 55,810 $ 58,878 $ 65,138 $ 67,178 $ 68,209
Maryland $ 62,046 $ 63,829 $ 65,237 $ 67,656 $ 69,882 $ 72,457 $ 72,793
Massachusetts $ 63,691 $ 66,330 $ 66,515 $ 71,086 $ 72,914 $ 74,391 $ 74,583
Michigan $ 68,668 $ 70,449 $ 72,473 $ 74,322 $ 77,046 $ 79,589 $ 81,410
Minnesota $ 62,557 $ 64,001 $ 66,104 $ 67,608 $ 68,432 $ 71,351 $ 71,382
Mississippi $ 48,038 $ 48,900 $ 49,472 $ 52,717 $ 55,247 $ 55,667 $ 55,163
Missouri $ 54,211 $ 55,934 $ 57,029 $ 58,962 $ 60,934 $ 63,537 $ 63,821
Montana $ 50,831 $ 50,574 $ 52,588 $ 54,499 $ 56,158 $ 58,350 $ 58,510
Nebraska $ 57,197 $ 59,026 $ 60,446 $ 61,745 $ 64,387 $ 66,923 $ 68,749
Nevada $ 64,141 $ 67,845 $ 69,868 $ 72,723 $ 75,551 $ 80,216 $ 80,427
New Hampshire $ 61,082 $ 64,317 $ 66,901 $ 68,214 $ 69,465 $ 76,729 $ 77,204
New Jersey $ 73,087 $ 74,678 $ 76,587 $ 80,743 $ 83,583 $ 86,968 $ 89,403
New Mexico $ 53,056 $ 54,852 $ 56,141 $ 57,625 $ 59,935 $ 61,500 $ 62,508
New York $ 64,873 $ 66,120 $ 67,098 $ 71,056 $ 72,004 $ 76,180 $ 78,663
North Carolina $ 51,278 $ 53,601 $ 55,024 $ 58,457 $ 62,267 $ 64,880 $ 65,373
North Dakota $ 46,834 $ 47,912 $ 48,671 $ 51,834 $ 55,036 $ 56,877 $ 59,901
Ohio $ 62,594 $ 64,088 $ 65,071 $ 67,000 $ 68,847 $ 70,766 $ 72,538
Oklahoma $ 50,090 $ 52,881 $ 54,741 $ 58,433 $ 59,899 $ 61,223 $ 61,393
Oregon $ 54,621 $ 55,358 $ 56,604 $ 59,130 $ 61,671 $ 63,880 $ 66,312
Pennsylvania $ 67,196 $ 67,944 $ 69,305 $ 71,254 $ 73,271 $ 75,247 $ 76,860
Rhode Island $ 64,407 $ 62,343 $ 66,547 $ 68,594 $ 67,484 $ 71,330 $ 73,372
South Carolina $ 52,739 $ 55,426 $ 57,702 $ 59,066 $ 61,049 $ 61,508 $ 61,712
South Dakota $ 48,745 $ 50,070 $ 52,266 $ 54,228 $ 55,544 $ 57,484 $ 58,192
Tennessee $ 54,484 $ 55,729 $ 56,700 $ 58,674 $ 61,014 $ 60,962 $ 61,233
Texas $ 55,936 $ 59,189 $ 61,397 $ 62,671 $ 65,186 $ 68,029 $ 68,676
United States of America $ 60,912 $ 62,346 $ 64,158 $ 66,566 $ 68,981 $ 71,237 $ 72,183
Utah $ 54,603 $ 55,319 $ 58,299 $ 60,184 $ 63,224 $ 64,770 $ 64,944
Vermont $ 55,512 $ 57,032 $ 59,831 $ 62,444 $ 65,823 $ 69,505 $ 72,528
Virginia $ 61,680 $ 63,604 $ 66,439 $ 69,492 $ 72,756 $ 74,242 $ 74,432
Washington $ 56,537 $ 57,370 $ 65,403 $ 68,542 $ 63,765 $ 67,215 $ 67,918
West Virginia $ 50,639 $ 51,469 $ 53,008 $ 55,810 $ 57,185 $ 59,333 $ 59,415
Wisconsin $ 63,748 $ 63,234 $ 64,352 $ 65,578 $ 67,588 $ 70,148 $ 71,121
Wyoming $ 53,363 $ 55,290 $ 56,149 $ 58,362 $ 64,981 $ 68,020 $ 70,106

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
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