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 ($85,921)


is currently below the the benchmark set by Peers ($92,238)

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore's peers as of 2015

New Jersey City University
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
SUNY at Fredonia
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
Fayetteville State University
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Winston-Salem State University
Lock Haven 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