Average faculty salary
(Indicator Number: 21)

Category: Faculty

What It Measures: Relative financial attractiveness of institution for attracting outstanding faculty

Data Reporting Lag: The reporting for this indicator has a 1 year difference. The latest data available is from 2019 for the indicator reporting year of 2020

Value Comparison: When comparing this value for Adequacy and Improvement, a higher value is better.

Data Source For Indicator Value: AAUP, Annual Survey of Faculty Salaries

Benchmark Set By: Peers


is currently below the average of the 3 previous years ($81,441)


is currently below the the benchmark set by Peers ($85,518)

Bowie State University's peers as of 2015

Humboldt State University
Fitchburg State University
New Jersey City University
William Paterson University of New Jersey
State University of New York at New Paltz
North Carolina Central University
Winston-Salem State University
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Virginia State University
California State University, Bakersfield

USM Institutions
Average faculty salary
(Indicator Number: 21)

Bowie State University $80,276
Coppin State University $76,724
Frostburg State University $79,060
Salisbury University $81,041
Towson University $82,547
University of Maryland, Baltimore County $98,950
University of Maryland, College Park $131,945
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore $80,763