ERIC Number: ED287361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Agribusiness and Agricultural Production for the Years 1983-84 and 1986-87.
Howe, Richard D.; Vong, Laurie
Average salary increases for 508 faculty in the field of agribusiness and agricultural production are reported for 1983-1984 and 1986-1987, as part of the College and University Personnel Association's annual faculty salary studies. Included are comparative data for 120,580 faculty at 167 public colleges and 235 private colleges, representing 44 academic disciplines. In 1983, 31 public colleges and 13 private colleges reported on agriculture and agribusiness faculty salaries, while 34 public and 11 private colleges reported in 1986. Between 1983 and 1986, average salaries of faculty in this field increased 20.0% at public colleges and 17.9% at private colleges. For 1986-1987, the average salary for agribusiness/agriculture faculty was below the average faculty salary in the other 43 disciplines (3% below for public colleges and 21% 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 salaries of all institutions in both years; comparisons with the Consumer Price Index of changes in cost-of-living for both years; and comparisons with 43 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 020 778-818.