ERIC Number: ED399910
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
National Faculty Salary Survey by Discipline and Rank in Public Four-Year Colleges and Universities, 1995-96.
Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC.; College and Univ. Personnel Association, Washington, DC.
This volume presents data from the 15th annual survey of faculty salaries by discipline and rank in the nation's public colleges and universities. Three hundred and twenty nine institutions participated in the survey. Data are presented by 55 disciplines and major fields and for both institutions with and without collective bargaining. The overall average salary for all ranks was $48,532, an increase of 2.83 percent over the previous year. The average salary for all professors, comprising 35.2 percent of faculty, was $60,587; for associate professors, comprising 30.0 percent of faculty, was $58,346; for assistant professors, comprising 28.2 percent of faculty, was $39,148; and for instructors, comprising 6.6 percent of faculty, was $29,117. The top five discipline/major fields for faculty salary were: engineering ($60,640), accounting ($59,539), marketing ($59,416), business management and administrative services ($58,370), and social sciences and history/economics ($56,587). The disciplines with the highest percentages of faculty at the professor rank were physical sciences/physics (50.9 percent), physical sciences/geology (48.3 percent); physical sciences/chemistry (47.9 percent); agricultural business and production (46.9 percent); and physical sciences (46.1 percent). Appendices list participating institutions and describe a data product service that provides special sets of data to institutions for salary comparison analysis. (JLS)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Departments, Educational Trends, Employment Patterns, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, National Surveys, Public Colleges, Tables (Data), Teacher Salaries, Universities
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Authoring Institution: Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC.; College and Univ. Personnel Association, Washington, DC.