The National Education Association Faculty Pay Salary Survey for 2008-09 shows that SSU Tenure/Track Faculty are still at the bottom of the salary table among
their peers within the California State University system. Full Professors rank next to last, above only Humboldt State. Associate Professors rank next to last above only Stanislaus State. Assistant Professors rank in the bottom third, and all Tenure/Track positions pay below the system-wide average, despite SSU’s higher than average cost of living and student fees that rank near the top in the CSU system.
The average SSU full professor makes $3400 less per year than the average full professor in the entire CSU system. SSU Associate Professors average $6,600 less per year than counterparts on other CSU campuses.
Source: NEA Higher Education Advocate, Faculty Pay 2008-09. Spring 2010.