ERIC Number: ED275261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Political Science for the Years 1982-83 and 1985-86.
Howe, Richard D.; Simmons, David N.
Average salary increases for 2,990 faculty in the field of political science 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, 136 public colleges and 136 private colleges reported on political science faculty salaries, while 147 public and 133 private colleges reported in 1985. Between 1982 and 1985, average salaries of faculty in this field increased 18.0% at public colleges and 17.4% at private colleges. In public colleges, the average salary for political science faculty was about the same as the average faculty salary in the other 40 disciplines, while at private colleges it was one percent higher than the average for the other disciplines. 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.