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ERIC Number: ED275260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Physics for the Years 1982-83 and 1985-86.
Howe, Richard D.; Carlton, J. Beth
Average salary increases for 2,581 faculty in the field of physics 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, 125 public colleges and 115 private colleges reported on physics faculty salaries, while 139 public and 122 private colleges reported in 1985. Between 1982 and 1985, average salaries of faculty in this field increased 19.1% at public colleges and 19.3% at private colleges. The average salary for physics faculty was above the average faculty salary in the other 40 disciplines (8% above for public colleges and 15% above 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 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 with 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 019 731-769.