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English Lit Salaries for AY 2020-2021[]

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  • Please specify as well candidate status and job level: ABD, Post-Doc, TT, non-TT, starting Assistant, advanced Assistant, Associate, etc. since these factors influence salary levels too.
  • For example: Research I, TT starting assistant prof. (female ABD), $54k, 2/3, midwest, small city, negotiated up from $53k.

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Salaries for English Literature Full-Time TT Jobs starting in Academic Year 2020-21[]

SLAC, TT starting assistant prof (female ABD), $54k, 4/4, mid-Atlantic, suburban, negotiated up from $51.5k

SLAC, TT starting assistant prof (female ABD), $63,500 (negotiated up from $60k), 3/3 with 2/2 in the first year (negotiated from 3/2 first year), $4000/yr research funds for first three years, $3k/yr for next three, new computer, $4500 moving expenses (negotiated from 4k), northeast.

HBCU, TT starting Assistant Prof (white, male, PhD in hand), $62k, 4/5, Deep South, semi-rural, no research budget, no moving expenses, new computer, negotiated fully remote teaching for first year instead of hybrid.

Ivy League, TT starting assistant prof (white, female, post-doc), $102,000 (negotiated up from $96k), 2/2, northeast suburban, $6000/yr research funds (negotiated up from $4k), moving expenses, deferred start date of one year to complete post-doc (negotiated).