Gov. Rick Scott posted employee salaries for all Florida public universities last year in an attempt to promote his “accountability budgeting.” Check out the Orlando Sentinel database: employee pay at universities. Professor William Friedman receives the highest salary at UF: $808,437. Lecturer Sarah Cain receives the lowest, $1.01. Eric Barron, the highest paid professor at FSU receives $406,850, about half of the highest paid professor at UF. The lowest salary at FSU is $102.00, which professor James Combs and associate professor Valerie Shute receive.