How Much Do Cultural Studies Professors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Cultural Studies Professors

Cultural Studies Professors teach courses pertaining to the culture and development of an area, an ethnic group, or any other group, such as Latin American studies, women's studies, or urban affairs. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$88790 per year

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$40,800 to $57,480 per year

Entry-level Postsecondary Area, Ethnic and Cultural Studies Teachers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $40,800 to $57,480 per year. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Postsecondary Area, Ethnic and Cultural Studies Teachers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $* $153,900
Senior (Top 25%) $* $106,380
Middle (Mid 50%) $* $78,840
Junior (Bottom 25%) $* $57,480
No experience (Bottom 10%) $* $40,800

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
AL $* $116,250
RI $* $115,770
NY $* $111,390
MA $* $97,050
CT $* $92,460
MI $* $91,570
PA $* $90,310
VA $* $89,680
MD $* $89,380
UT $* $89,360

* Postsecondary Area, Ethnic and Cultural Studies Teachers are generally paid on an annual basis not hourly.

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Postsecondary Area, Ethnic and Cultural Studies Teacher is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like AL doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at AL might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Cultural Studies Professors are in the states of AL, RI, NY, MA and CT.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $90160 $*
Junior Colleges $81450 $*

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