About Job


A professor, informally often known as full professor, is the highest academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries. Literally, professor derives from Latin as a "person who professes" being usually an expert in arts or sciences, a teacher of the highest rank. In some countries, the word professor is also used in titles of lower ranks such as associate professor and assistant professor.


Salary Details

Early Salary 2-3L
Mid Level Salary 5-6L
Senior Salary 7-8L


Course Needed :
  •  Doctor of Philosophy


  • career pros icon  Good salary
  • career pros icon  Work in an intellectually stimulating environment
  • career pros icon  Faster-than-average expected job growth
  • career pros icon  Opportunities for research and publication
  • career pros icon  Help students learn new skills and concepts
  • career pros icon  Enjoy a flexible schedule


  • career cons icon  Competition for jobs and tenure-track positions is strong
  • career cons icon   Many years of schooling are needed
  • career cons icon   Professors are often under pressure to research and publish
  • career cons icon   May be subject to job loss due to state or local government budget deficits
  • career cons icon   Many postsecondary institutions are shifting away from the tenure system