ERIC Number: ED346806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Salaries Scheduled for Higher Education Faculty, 1990-91.
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Research Div.
This report presents results of the annual College and University Faculty Salary Policies survey sent to 1,611 public institutions of higher education (895 responded) in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The results provide information on faculty salary schedules, including the minimum and maximum scheduled salaries for each rank and/or preparation level. Survey highlights for two-year public institutions (n=688) include the following: (1) almost two-thirds (64 percent) base their salary schedules on academic preparation; (2) mean minimum salaries range from $22,306 for a bachelor's degree and $23,068 for an instructor to $29,286 for a doctor's degree and $33,485 for a professor; and (3) mean maximum salaries range from $33,367 for a bachelor's degree and $34,708 for an instructor to $45,743 for a doctor's degree and $49,750 for a professor. Highlights for four-year public institutions (n=207) reveal that the mean minimum salaries for instructors and professors ranged from $20,989 to $37,900; and the maximum salaries ranged from $35,600 to $68,740. An appendix contains the survey document and a list of the responding institutions. (GLR)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Compensation (Remuneration), Higher Education, Private Colleges, Professors, Public Colleges, Salaries, School Surveys, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Research Div.