How Much Do Philosophers Earn?

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources has released the results of its annual survey of faculty salaries. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that

For the second consecutive year, salary increases for professors at public colleges outpaced those of their peers at private institutions: Their salaries rose by 2.1 percent and 2 percent, respectively. Over all, the median increase in base pay for professors was 2 percent.

The survey lumps philosophy and religious studies together. Here are the median salaries for that grouping at various ranks, along with the same for all disciplines combined:

philosophy salaries 2015

The rest of the data is at The Chronicle and Inside Higher Ed.



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