ERIC Number: ED341357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Salaries Scheduled for Higher Education Faculty, 1989-90.
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Research Div.
This report presents results of the annual College and University Faculty Salary Policies Survey. The survey was sent to 1,603 public institutions of higher education in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, of which 1,404 responded for a response rate of 87.6%. Each year, the results of the survey provide information on faculty salary schedules as well as information on minimum and maximum scheduled salaries for each rank and/or preparation level. Among the findings for 2-year public institutions in 1989-90 are the following: (1) almost two-thirds (66 percent) base their salary schedules on academic preparation; (2) 34 percent base their salary schedules on faculty rank; (3) mean maximum salaries range from $21,032 for a bachelor's degree and $21,685 for an instructor to $27,091 for a doctor's degree and $32, 484 for a professor; and (4) mean maximum salaries range from $31,807 for a bachelor's degree and $31,467 for an instructor to $42,286 for a doctor's degree and $48,058 for a professor. For 4-year public institutions the findings include data showing that mean minimum salaries range from $19,801 for instructors to $35,351 for professors, and mean maximum salaries range from $32,227 for instructors to $65,086 for professors. Appendices contain the questionnaire used in the survey and a list of the responding institutions. (GLR)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Research Div.