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ERIC Number: ED287395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Psychology for the Years 1983-84 and 1986-87.
Howe, Richard D.; Urquhart, Maryon L.
Average salary increases for 5,330 faculty in the field of psychology 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, 146 public colleges and 218 private colleges reported on psychology faculty salaries, while 153 public and 214 private colleges reported in 1986. Between 1983 and 1986, average salaries of faculty in this field increased 21.1% at public colleges and 17.8% at private colleges. For 1986-1987, the average salary for psychology faculty at public colleges was 3% above the average faculty salary in the other 43 disciplines, while it was 1% below the average salary for the other disciplines at private colleges. Information is also presented on: 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.