ERIC Number: ED287397
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Social Sciences for the Years 1983-84 and 1986-87.
Howe, Richard D.; Urquhart, Maryon L.
Average salary increases for 2,124 faculty in the field of social 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, 67 public colleges and 63 private colleges reported on social sciences faculty salaries, while 62 public and 62 private colleges reported in 1986. Between 1983 and 1986, average salaries of faculty in this field increased 19.6% at public colleges and 28.1% at private colleges. For 1986-1987, the average salary for social sciences faculty was about the same as the average faculty salary in the other 43 disciplines for public colleges, while it was 3% higher than the average salary for the other disciplines 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 020 777-818.