A new report of professor salaries at American universities shows professor salaries at the University of Delaware are about $20,000 higher than the national average.
The average full-time professor, the Associated Press reports, makes $101,500.
Joan DelFattore, president of the university’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors., says the higher salaries are the result of the union’s mature bargaining relationship with the school, and that the union aims for fair raises that keep the university competitive.
Numbers from the AAUP record salaries at UD at:
$136,300 for full professors
$92,000 for associate professors
$77,900 for assistants
$60,800 for instructors
Professors at UD have received merit raises of 2 percent to 4 percent for the past two years.