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Salary data collected by the faculty, and shared with Spotlight PA, suggest lecturers earn about $35,000 annually, assistant teaching professors earn about $38,500, and associate teaching professors earn about $42,500.
The living wage for a single adult without children in State College is $37,545, according to The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For a single adult with a child, the needed annual income jumps to $70,989.
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