ERIC Number: ED206218
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Faculty Compensation: Schedules, Surveys, and Recommendations for 1981-83.
Washington State Council for Postsecondary Education, Olympia.
Information on trends in salaries of full-time faculty in Washington public higher education institutions and recommendations regarding a restructured salary survey and methods for calculating salary increases are presented. An analysis of out-of-state salary and compensation levels upon which recommendations for Washington salary adjustments in 1981-83 were based and upon which the model salary plan was established is appended, along with the model salary plan, and comparative information on faculty migration and turnover and the relative tax burden of the comparison states. Comparisons were made to research universities, state colleges, and regional universities in seven states (California, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, and Wisconsin). The 1981-83 salary recommendations are based on three components: (1) the percentage needed for catch-up based on the 1980-81 gap in compensation levels relative to the restructured seven state survey; (2) the projected loss of purchasing power that will occur during the biennium (inflation); and (3) funding for the net cost of increment increases to systematically provide for the recognition of professional growth as in other state employee groups and in many out-of-state comparison institutions of higher education. The restructed seven-state survey included a provision to balance state influence on the weighted average, included disciplines that were previously omitted, and took into account fringe benefits. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Council for Postsecondary Education, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: California; Illinois; Indiana; Michigan; Minnesota; Oregon; Washington; Wisconsin