For those among us who have thought of becoming college professors, here's a handy chart from today's Chronicle of Higher Education that shows how top universities compensate their faculty:
Considering the budget struggles the University of California system has endured lately, UCLA's professors are doing better than one might expect.
Then again, what's a hundred grand here or there? Dan Guerrero would chortle at this list if he paused to read it while wiping sweat from his forehead and hauling his jingling bounty to a bank in Westwood. Why publish papers in Moore Hall when you can pad your paycheck at the Morgan Center?
If you were to ask these guys to calculate their paychecks over five years, who would be faster to the draw?
Mathematics Professor Terence Tao (71 votes)
Synthetic Director Dan Guerrero (41 votes)
112 total votes