ERIC Number: ED223167
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits of Full-Time Instructional Faculty, 1981-82. Our Colleges and Universities Today. Volume XIX, Number 7.
Hottinger, Gerald W.
Data are presented on salaries, tenure, and fringe benefits of full-time instructional faculty at Pennsylvania colleges and universities for the 1981-1982 school year, and brief narrative descriptions of trends are included. Findings for the different sectors include the following: the mean salaries of full-time instructional faculty for selected ranks and selected institutions increased 84.9 percent from 1972-1973 to 1981-1982; for the public sector, the mean salaries rose by 87.8 percent over the period; although the private sector salaries increased at a slower rate (81.5 percent), the 1981-1982 mean salary represented an increase of 13.2 percent over 1980-1981; in 1972-1973, women comprised 19.9 percent of the full-time instructional faculty on contracts of 9 months; from 1972-1973 to 1981-82 the number of women on 9-month contracts increased by 37.6 percent to where women comprise 24.2 percent of the total; from 1972-1973 to 1981-1982, the mean salaries for men increased by 87.3 percent to $26,877, while the mean salaries for women increased to $21,426 (up 81.2 percent); in 1975-1976, 51.9 percent of the expenditures for fringe benefits for full-time instructional faculty employed on a contract of 9 months were for retirement plans; by 1981-1982, retirement plans accounted for only 39.5 percent of these expenditures; over the 1975-1976 period, medical/dental and all other benefits accounted for an increasingly larger portion of total fringe benefits expenditures; for the 7-year period ending in 1981-1982, expenditures for fringe benefits increased by 1.5 times. (SW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Finance, Expenditures, Fringe Benefits, Full Time Faculty, Higher Education, Males, Private Colleges, State Colleges, State Surveys, Teacher Employment Benefits, Teacher Salaries, Tenure, Trend Analysis, Women Faculty
Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, P.O. Box 911, Harrisburg, PA 17108.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Information Systems.
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