AVERAGE SALARY OF A PROFESSOR
Average salary has been increasing year by year. For instance, from 1986 – 2005, the average salary of professor increased by 4.4%. The increasing rate is low when compared to other organization that employs highly educated people. Nevertheless, the average salary of professor varies from college to another, it also depends on the academic qualification and college degree. In 2006, the average salary of professors varies from a low value of about $55, 941 for professors with bachelor’s degree to a high value of approximately $74, 299 for professors with doctorate degree. The salary for professors with doctorate degree also varies in value from one institution to another. For example, a professor working in a private or church related institution earns more than a professor working in a public institution.
In conclusion, the money, though part of it, should not be the driving force to become a professor. You need hard work, commitment, determination, and good communication skill to become an admired professor.