Table 26

2012-2013: Starting Salaries and Expected 2013-2014 Starting Salaries for Faculty in U.S. and Canadian Departments of Psychology

 

U.S. Departmentsa

Canadian

 

Doctoral

Master's

Doctoral

Public

Private

All

Public

Private

All

Depts.b

Average starting salary in 2012-2013 for a new faculty member who was a new doctorate.

Median

$63,500

$68,000

$64,000

$54,000

$58,000

$55,000

*

25%

$60,000

$63,000

$60,000

$50,000

 

$52,277

 

75%

$69,750

$74,000

$70,000

$58,250

 

$59,562

 

Mean

$63,941

$65,546

$64,379

$54,337

 

$55,528

 

S.D.

7,446

14,201

9,635

6,154

 

6,028

 

N

40

15

55

15

5

20

1

Expected salary offered to a new doctorate recipient in 2013-2014.

Median

$63,000

$64,580

$64,000

$55,000

$56,000

$55,000

$68,256

25%

$60,000

$55,403

$60,000

$50,000

$47,750

$50,000

$65,000

75%

$70,000

$74,750

$71,562

$58,000

$60,512

$58,000

$83,000

Mean

$64,057

$65,178

$64,384

$54,171

$53,507

$53,988

$72,811

S.D.

8,388

12,969

9,915

6,430

9,347

7,267

11,740

N

119

49

168

42

16

58

11

Expected salary offered to a new faculty with two years postdoctoral experience in 2013-14.

Median

$66,000

$70,000

$67,000

$55,000

$56,000

$55,000

$75,452

25%

$62,000

$57,630

$62,000

$50,000

$50,000

$50,000

$71,500

75%

$75,000

$78,000

$75,000

$60,000

$63,500

$60,000

$86,000

Mean

$67,135

$68,826

$67,628

$55,580

$55,680

$55,608

$78,790

S.D.

9,160

13,105

10,452

6,544

10,193

7,643

12,745

N

119

49

168

41

16

57

10

Source: 2012-2013 Faculty Salary Survey, APA Center for Workforce Studies and Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology.

Note: The Ns refer to the number of departments that provided the information

a Reported are nine-10-month salaries.
b Reported are 11-12-month salaries in Canadian dollars.

*There was an insufficient N of faculty for analysis.