For job seekers who will be fortunate enough to get offers during the current search cycle, questions often arise regarding what salary one might expect to be offered or whether an offered salary is relatively low or relatively high. A good resource for answering such questions is the recent APA survey of "2012-2013 Faculty Salaries in Graduate Departments of Psychology," which was published in March 2013:
The critical data are in Table 26, which provides "Starting Salaries and Expected 2013-2014 Starting Salaries for Faculty in U.S. and Canadian Departments of Psychology." Even though the expected starting salaries are for 2013-2014, they can be useful benchmarks for people who are searching now for jobs that will start in the fall of 2014. The expected starting salaries are separated into two categories, one for new doctorate recipients (i.e., people getting jobs straight out of grad school) and one for new faculty with two years of postdoctoral experience. The salaries are also separated by public vs. private institution and doctoral vs. master's department.
As someone who received (and accepted) an offer earlier this year from an R1 university that falls in the public/doctoral category, I can say that the survey numbers are in the same ballpark as what I actually experienced.