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The 2005-2006 faculty and executive compensation for American universities is made available by the College & University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). All rights reserved. To obtain the full survey report, visit www.cupahr.org.

Position Title Field of Study Average Salary
 Dean
    Dean of Agriculture Agricultural - General   $ 160,032
    Dean of Architecture Architecture/Landscape Architecture   $ 158,026
    Dean of Arts and Sciences Sciences - General   $ 117,624
    Dean of Business Business - General   $ 127,204
    Dean of Communications Communication   $ 104,233
    Dean of Dentistry Dentistry - General   $ 244,394
    Dean of Education Education - General   $ 113,104
    Dean of Engineering Engineering - Other   $ 173,279
    Dean of Fine Arts Fine Arts - General   $ 113,328
    Dean of Health-Related Professions Health Sciences - General   $ 103,336
    Dean of Home Economics Home Economics/Consumer Sciences   $ 148,456
    Dean of Humanities Humanities - General   $ 91,476
    Dean of Law Law - General   $ 229,560
    Dean of Library/Information Sciences Library Sciences (all categories)   $ 118,570
    Dean of Mathematics Mathematics/Applied Mathematics   $ 85,632
    Dean of Medicine Medicine - General   $ 316,700
    Dean of Music Music - General   $ 115,838
    Dean of Nursing Nursing - General   $ 106,632
    Dean of Pharmacy Pharmacy - General   $ 181,015
    Dean of Sciences Sciences - General   $ 109,690
    Dean of Social Sciences Social Sciences - General   $ 97,416
    Dean of Social Work Social Work   $ 136,664
    Dean of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine - General   $ 186,587
 Associate/Assistant Dean
    A/A Dean, Agriculture Agricultural - General   $ 137,500
    A/A Dean, Architecture Architecture/Landscape Architecture   $ 99,328
    A/A Dean, Arts and Sciences Sciences - General   $ 97,271
    A/A Dean, Business Business - General   $ 114,814
    A/A Dean, Communications Communication   $ 88,528
    A/A Dean, Dentistry Dentistry - General   $ 152,209
    A/A Dean, Education Education - General   $ 94,917
    A/A Dean, Engineering Engineering - Other   $ 121,583
    A/A Dean, Family/Consumer Sciences Family Studies/Child Development   $ 102,519
    A/A Dean, Fine Arts Fine Arts - General   $ 83,978
    A/A Dean, Health Related Professions Health Sciences - General   $ 87,730
    A/A Dean, Humanities Humanities - General   $ 92,604
    A/A Dean, Law Law - General   $ 110,430
    A/A Dean, Library & Info Sciences Library Sciences (all categories)   $ 86,356
    A/A Dean, Mathematics Mathematics/Applied Mathematics   $ 91,664
    A/A Dean, Medicine Medicine - General   $ 177,920
    A/A Dean, Music Music - General   $ 86,407
    A/A Dean, Nursing Nursing - General   $ 97,231
    A/A Dean, Pharmacy Pharmacy - General   $ 124,916
    A/A Dean, Public Health Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology   $ 135,878
    A/A Dean, Sciences Sciences - General   $ 98,781
    A/A Dean, Social Sciences Social Sciences - General   $ 96,150
    A/A Dean, Social Work Social Work   $ 96,580
    A/A Dean, Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine - General   $ 144,330
 Professor
    Professor Agricultural   $ 82,974
    Professor Anthropology   $ 90,973
    Professor Architecture/Landscape Architecture   $ 85,441
    Professor Biology - General   $ 90,040
    Professor Business - General   $ 102,702
    Professor Communications/Journalism (all)   $ 77,496
    Professor Computer/Information Sciences   $ 98,705
    Professor Education - General   $ 78,179
    Professor Engineering - Other   $ 107,961
    Professor Family Studies/Child Development   $ 79,665
    Professor Fine Arts - General   $ 73,177
    Professor Foreign Languages/Literatures   $ 79,964
    Professor History - General   $ 80,706
    Professor Humanities - General   $ 74,228
    Professor Law - General   $ 136,634
    Professor Library Sciences (all categories)   $ 77,583
    Professor Literature - General   $ 76,413
    Professor Mathematics/Applied Mathematics   $ 84,059
    Professor Natural Sciences   $ 85,141
    Professor Nursing - General   $ 77,583
    Professor Philosophy   $ 82,030
    Professor Psychology - General   $ 82,554
    Professor Public Policy & Administration   $ 84,902
    Professor Recreation/Leisure studies   $ 73,748
    Professor Religion and Theology   $ 68,214
    Professor Sciences - General   $ 89,187
    Professor Social Sciences - General   $ 87,079
 Associate Professor
    Associate Professor Agricultural   $ 64,667
    Associate Professor Anthropology   $ 66,427
    Associate Professor Architecture/Landscape Architecture   $ 67,086
    Associate Professor Biology - General   $ 63,929
    Associate Professor Business - General   $ 84,095
    Associate Professor Communications/Journalism (all)   $ 60,411
    Associate Professor Computer/Information Sciences   $ 78,944
    Associate Professor Education - General   $ 60,615
    Associate Professor Engineering - Other   $ 80,206
    Associate Professor Family Studies/Child Development   $ 62,437
    Associate Professor Fine Arts - General   $ 57,843
    Associate Professor Foreign Languages/Literatures   $ 60,068
    Associate Professor History - General   $ 59,470
    Associate Professor Humanities - General   $ 59,982
    Associate Professor Law - General   $ 98,530
    Associate Professor Library Sciences (all categories)   $ 65,296
    Associate Professor Literature - General   $ 57,921
    Associate Professor Mathematics/Applied Mathematics   $ 61,647
    Associate Professor Natural Sciences   $ 64,326
    Associate Professor Nursing - General   $ 63,615
    Associate Professor Philosophy   $ 59,429
    Associate Professor Psychology - General   $ 60,840
    Associate Professor Public Policy & Administration   $ 63,523
    Associate Professor Recreation/Leisure studies   $ 59,905
    Associate Professor Religion and Theology   $ 56,943
    Associate Professor Sciences - General   $ 62,743
    Associate Professor Social Sciences - General   $ 63,842
 Assistant Professor
    Assistant Professor Agricultural   $ 55,315
    Assistant Professor Anthropology   $ 53,655
    Assistant Professor Architecture/Landscape Architecture   $ 53,593
    Assistant Professor Biology - General   $ 54,101
    Assistant Professor Business - General   $ 78,151
    Assistant Professor Communications/Journalism (all)   $ 49,515
    Assistant Professor Computer/Information Sciences   $ 69,178
    Assistant Professor Education - General   $ 50,296
    Assistant Professor Engineering - Other   $ 70,019
    Assistant Professor Family Studies/Child Development   $ 51,055
    Assistant Professor Fine Arts - General   $ 47,043
    Assistant Professor Foreign Languages/Literatures   $ 48,900
    Assistant Professor History - General   $ 47,994
    Assistant Professor Humanities - General   $ 48,635
    Assistant Professor Law - General   $ 81,005
    Assistant Professor Library Sciences (all categories)   $ 47,972
    Assistant Professor Literature - General   $ 47,249
    Assistant Professor Mathematics/Applied Mathematics   $ 51,547
    Assistant Professor Natural Sciences   $ 53,200
    Assistant Professor Nursing - General   $ 53,075
    Assistant Professor Philosophy   $ 48,162
    Assistant Professor Psychology - General   $ 50,315
    Assistant Professor Public Policy & Administration   $ 52,311
    Assistant Professor Recreation/Leisure studies   $ 49,618
    Assistant Professor Religion and Theology   $ 45,927
    Assistant Professor Sciences - General   $ 52,775
    Assistant Professor Social Sciences - General   $ 52,998
 Lecturer/Instructor
    Instructor Agricultural   $ 40,998
    Instructor Anthropology   $ 38,548
    Instructor Architecture/Landscape Architecture   $ 44,715
    Instructor Biology - General   $ 39,798
    Instructor Business - General   $ 49,271
    Instructor Communications/Journalism (all)   $ 38,806
    Instructor Computer/Information Sciences   $ 46,672
    Instructor Education - General   $ 40,344
    Instructor Engineering - Other   $ 49,592
    Instructor Family Studies/Child Development   $ 38,486
    Instructor Fine Arts - General   $ 39,102
    Instructor Foreign Languages/Literatures   $ 37,111
    Instructor History - General   $ 38,030
    Instructor Humanities - General   $ 38,620
    Instructor Law - General   $ 56,667
    Instructor Library Sciences (all categories)   $ 41,059
    Instructor Literature - General   $ 34,712
    Instructor Mathematics/Applied Mathematics   $ 37,761
    Instructor Natural Sciences   $ 41,482
    Instructor Nursing - General   $ 46,292
    Instructor Philosophy   $ 37,906
    Instructor Psychology - General   $ 39,546
    Instructor Public Policy & Administration   $ 43,747
    Instructor Recreation/Leisure studies   $ 39,413
    Instructor Religion and Theology   $ 41,072
    Instructor Sciences - General   $ 40,256
    Instructor Social Sciences - General   $ 39,634


The 2005-2006 faculty and executive compensation for American universities is made available by the College & University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). All rights reserved. To obtain the full survey report, visit www.cupahr.org.