ERIC Number: ED371769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Salary Survey of Pennsylvania Academic Libraries, 1992 and 1993.
Dow, Ronald F.; Avery, Christine
Two separate reports combined here present the fifth and sixth annual salary surveys of the academic libraries of Pennsylvania. Questionnaires were sent to libraries at 141 two-year, baccalaureate, comprehensive, and doctoral granting colleges and universities. Responses were received from 96 institutions for a return rate of 68% to the 1992 survey. Responses to the 1993 survey were received from 86 institutions for a return rate of 61%. The survey follows the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Salary Survey model. The results of the survey are reported in 14-15 tables. The following information is included: professional staff by salary bracket; distribution of beginning professional salaries; distribution of professional staff by experience; number and average salaries of academic librarians by years of experience; average salaries and experience by metropolitan area; number and average salaries and experience by institution and position; number and average experience of librarians by position; average salaries for experience cohorts in selected positions; number and average salaries of librarians by American Association of University Professors (AAUP) category; number and average salaries of librarians by type of institution; number and average salary of minority librarians by position; distribution of minority librarians by metropolitan area; and number and average experience of minority librarians by position. A list of the participating libraries and the questionnaire are included in the appendices. (JLB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Librarians, Library Associations, Library Statistics, Library Surveys, Questionnaires, Research Libraries, Salaries, State Surveys, Work Experience
Pennsylvania Library Association Headquarters, 1919 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102 ($5 plus $2 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania Library Association, Harrisburg. Coll. and Research Libraries Div.