ERIC Number: ED312928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Salary and Staffing Patterns in Financial Aid Offices 1987-88.
Knapp, Karl; And Others
The results of the most recent survey (summer and fall of 1988) by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators to investigate national patterns of salaries and staffing in financial aid offices are presented. Information is on 2,481 financial aid offices is organized into the following categories: characteristics of responding undergraduate institutions; characteristics of salaries of heads of office at undergraduate institutions; characteristics and salaries of staff at undergraduate institutions; staffing patterns at undergraduate institutions; and staffing and salary patterns at graduate/professional institutions. Some of the significant findings are: the financial aid profession is predominantly female; heads of office generally report high levels of education; male heads of office have a significantly higher median salary than their female counterparts; individuals with the title Associate Director are located primarily at four-year institutions; and the staff position of counselor/advisor/officer is found at all types of institutions and comprises 16.4% of the full-time financial aid office staff. Four appendices are: supplementary tables; survey methodology; survey instrument; and financial aid position titles. (SM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Washington, DC.