The University of Miami has the highest-paid professors among Florida’s universities and colleges, according to data complied by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Hurricane instructors are paid an average of $140,800 for the 2011-2012 school year.
More interesting is the number two school on the list: The University of South Florida Polytechnic. Professors at the Lakeland school earn $124,400 on average, or $17,200 more than the average professor at the flagship Tampa campus.
University of South Florida at St. Petersburg professors also earn more than their colleagues at the Tampa campus.
Nova Southeastern University, the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida round out the top five average salaries.
Harvard University led the nation with an average professor salary of $198,000.
Bethune-Cookman University had the lowest average salary reported among Florida schools at $68,300.
Check out the Chronicle of Education’s data here.
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Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the name of the University of Central Florida.