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Highest Faculty Salaries: Liberal Arts and other 4-Year Colleges

This data is sourced from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System ( http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/ ).

About the study

This list includes colleges and universities that confer no higher than a Bachelor's degree. Generally these schools fall into the category of Liberal Arts Colleges, although there are some exceptions that appear below, such as The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Institutions that are exclusively professional schools (like law or medical schools) for the most part, were not included in this study. Average salary equated to 9 months of full-time instructional staff.

This data is sourced from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/, 2013-2014).

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Institution City State Average Salary Undergraduate Enrollment
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston TX $ 223,722 313
Wellesley College Wellesley MA $ 153,036 2474
Barnard College New York NY $ 147,069 2489
Pomona College Claremont CA $ 146,088 1610
Amherst College Amherst MA $ 143,667 1785
Swarthmore College Swarthmore PA $ 140,715 1534
Harvey Mudd College Claremont CA $ 138,573 807
Bowdoin College Brunswick ME $ 135,063 1795
Colby College Waterville ME $ 130,581 1820
Lafayette College Easton PA $ 129,645 2486
Haverford College Haverford PA $ 127,179 1187
Davidson College Davidson NC $ 124,614 1788
Bates College Lewiston ME $ 123,066 1791
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Needham MA $ 121,914 355
Menlo College Atherton CA $ 121,590 745
Carleton College Northfield MN $ 120,969 2045
College of the Holy Cross Worcester MA $ 120,276 2912
Union College Schenectady NY $ 118,863 2246
Whitman College Walla Walla WA $ 117,576 1541
United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point NY $ 115,533 958
Pitzer College Claremont CA $ 115,308 1081
University of New Hampshire - Manchester Manchester NH $ 113,382 833
Claremont McKenna College Claremont CA $ 113,022 1316
MacAlester College Saint Paul MN $ 112,536 2039
Gettysburg College Gettysburg PA $ 111,204 2524
Scripps College Claremont CA $ 111,051 990
United States Naval Academy Annapolis MD $ 110,952 4526
Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster PA $ 109,845 2297
Hampshire College Amherst MA $ 109,485 1492
Grinnell College Grinnell IA $ 109,332 1721
Denison University Granville OH $ 109,116 2274
United States Coast Guard Academy New London CT $ 107,253 902
Nevada State College at Henderson Henderson NV $ 106,632 3377
Dickinson College Carlisle PA $ 105,291 2396
Wheaton College Norton MA $ 103,743 1654
Miami University - Hamilton Hamilton OH $ 103,482 3621
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport PA $ 100,989 5678
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Flushing NY 98,883 1724
California State University - Channel Islands Camarillo CA 98,721 4963
Muhlenberg College Allentown PA 98,370 2448
Allegheny College Meadville PA 98,226 2161
St. Olaf College Northfield MN 96,768 3125
Brigham Young University - Hawaii Laie HI 96,597 2882
Kenyon College Gambier OH 96,048 1705
Spelman College Atlanta GA 95,832 2129
Ursinus College Collegeville PA 95,310 1596
DePauw University Greencastle IN 95,292 2304
Miami University - Middletown Middletown OH 95,184 2221
Westmont College Santa Barbara CA 94,878 1308
The College of Wooster Wooster OH 94,644 2116
California Maritime Academy Vallejo CA 93,366 1045
Berklee College of Music Boston MA 93,204 4402
United States Air Force Academy Usafa CO 92,871 3993
College of Saint Benedict Saint Joseph MN 91,773 2051
Marymount University Arlington Virginia 91,458 2396
Siena College Loudonville NY 91,287 3151
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove PA 90,945 2187
Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo MI 90,936 1458
Thomas Aquinas College Santa Paula CA 90,702 366
Hampden - Sydney College Hampden-Sydney VA 90,486 1070
Farmingdale State University of New York Farmingdale NY 90,360 8162
Lawrence University Appleton WI 90,324 1553
Saint Anselm College Manchester NH 90,315 1923
Transylvania University Lexington KY 89,802 1082
Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston MA 89,622 4012
Webb Institute Glen Cove NY 88,668 82
Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington IL 88,506 2009
University of Hawaii - West Oahu Pearl City HI 87,642 2361
Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware OH 87,318 1830
New College of Florida Sarasota FL 87,012 793
Hartwick College Oneonta NY 86,625 1618
Southwestern University Georgetown TX 85,482 1535
Washington & Jefferson College Washington PA 85,059 1328
Wofford College Spartanburg SC 84,789 1615
Athens State University Athens AL 84,681 3170
University of Minnesota - Crookston Crookston MN 84,231 2839
CUNY Medgar Evers College Brooklyn NY 84,123 6477
Virginia Military Institute Lexington VA 83,736 1675
Hope College Holland MI 83,313 3388
Berea College Berea KY 83,277 1623
Augustana College Rock Island IL 83,142 2524
Juniata College Huntingdon PA 83,124 1625
Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter MN 81,135 2449
CUNY New York City College of Technology Brooklyn NY 80,793 16860
Bloomfield College Bloomfield NJ 80,217 1972
Randolph - Macon College Ashland VA 79,893 1315
Centre College Danville KY 79,821 1381
CUNY York College Jamaica NY 79,263 8261
St Mary's College of Maryland Saint Mary's City MD 79,083 1819
Hanover College Hanover IN 78,876 1163
Beloit College Beloit WI 78,048 1306
Alma College Alma MI 77,922 1419
Miami Dade College Miami FL 76,104 66298
Albion College Albion MI 75,780 1307
University of Mount Union Alliance OH 75,204 2096
Saint Mary's College Notre Dame IN 72,639 1479
Laguna College of Art and Design Laguna Beach CA 72,477 514
Marymount Manhattan College New York NY 71,946 1033
Simons Rock College of Bard Great Barrington MA 68,000 350
College for Creative Studies Detroit MI 65,349 1363

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