ERIC Number: ED275265
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Social Sciences for the Years 1982-83 and 1985-86.
Howe, Richard D.; Simmons, David N.
Average salary increases for 5,464 faculty in the field of social sciences 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, 62 public colleges and 62 private colleges reported on social science faculty salaries, while 52 public and 53 private colleges reported in 1985. Between 1982 and 1985, average salaries of faculty in this field increased 18.6% at public colleges and 21.4% at private colleges. At public colleges, the average salary for social science faculty was 3% below the average faculty salary in the other 40 disciplines, while at private colleges it was the same as 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.