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ERIC Number: ED098843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Summary of Salaries Paid in Higher Education, 1973-74. Research Memo 1974-1.
Graybeal, William S.
This document is a summary of 1973-74 salaries paid to faculty and administrative offices in higher education. Highlights of the data indicate: (1) The median salary paid to faculty in a 4-year institution is $14,373, up 11.1 percent above the median reported two years ago. (2) The median salary paid to faculty in public 2-year institutions is $13,476, up 12.8 percent from 1971-72. (3) The median of the percents of increase 4-year institutions reported paying, on the average, to continuing faculty was 5.3 percent between 1971-72 and 1972-73, and was 5.5 percent between 1972-73 and 1973-74. (4) The median of the percent of increase public 2-year institutions reported paying, on the average, to continuing faculty was 5.7 percent between 1971-72 and 1972-73, and was 6.4 percent between 1972-73 and 1973-74. Tables provide a summary of annual contractual salaries for the standard academic year of two semesters, three quarters, or two terms of a trimester program. Included are salaries of full-time faculty whose major assignment is instruction, including those with release time for research; department chairmen without other administrative titles; faculty members on sabbatical leave; and faculty members of religious orders whose salaries are paid and determined by the same principles as those that apply to lay faculty. (MJM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Research Div.