ERIC Number: ED275231
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Agribusiness & Agricultural Production for the Years 1982-83 and 1985-86.
Howe, Richard D.; Simmons, David N.
Average salary increases for 433 faculty in the field of agribusiness and agricultural production are reported for 1982-1983 and 1985-1986, as part of the College and University Personnel Association's annual faculty salary studies. Included are comparative data for 108,074 faculty at 174 public colleges and 193 private colleges, representing 41 academic disciplines. In 1982, 26 public and 6 private colleges reported on agriculture/agribusiness faculty salaries, while 30 public and 6 private colleges reported in 1985. Between 1982 and 1985, average salaries of faculty in this discipline increased 18.4% at public colleges and 13.0% at private colleges. The average salary for full-time faculty in agribusiness and agricultural production was below the average of faculty in the other 40 fields (6% below for public colleges and 29% below for private colleges). Included is information on: the number of faculty by academic rank, including new assistant professors; salaries by academic rank; the ratio of average salaries to total average salaries of all public and all private colleges in both years studied; comparisons between the 2 years and with the Consumer Price Index of changes in cost-of-living; and comparisons of salaries with the 40 other disciplines. The disciplines and participating institutions are listed. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC.; College and Univ. Personnel Association, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see HE 019 732-769.