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ERIC Number: ED287392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Physical Sciences for the Years 1983-84 and 1986-87.
Howe, Richard D.; Tuttle, Lynette
Average salary increases for 912 faculty in the field of physical sciences 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, 50 public colleges and 34 private colleges reported on salaries of faculty in the physical sciences, while 43 public and 31 private colleges reported in 1986. Between 1983 and 1986, average salaries of faculty in this field increased 18.9% at public colleges and 16.4% at private colleges. For 1986-1987, the average salary for physical sciences faculty was about 2% above the average faculty salary in the other 43 disciplines for public colleges, while it was 9% below the average salary for other disciplines at 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 020 777-818.