Do math professors earn a large salary?


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According to Salary.com, as of July 2014, the average full professor of mathematics in the United States earned $88,997 per year. Assistant professors of mathematics earned an average salary of $58,386 in 2014.

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The salary range for a full professor of mathematics in July 2014 ranged from $54,535 to $172,025 per year. Assistant math professors earned between $36,118 and $104,886. Those salary averages included benefits. Both full and assistant math professors require a doctorate in a mathematical specialty. Actual salaries vary depending on the size, location and prestige of the university at which the professor teaches as well as his experience level.

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