ERIC Number: ED409785
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-May
Salaries of Full-Time Instructional Faculty on 9- and 10-Month and 11- and 12-Month Contracts, 1995-96. E.D. Tabs.
Brown, Patricia Q.
This report presents salary data for the contract year 1995-96 for full-time instructional faculty on 9- and 10-month and 11- and 12-month contracts at postsecondary institutions in the United States. Analysis of the data shows that: (1) average salaries ranged from $64,540 for full professors to $30,344 for instructors; (2) average salaries of full-time faculty increased by 3.13 percent between 1994 and 1995; (3) full-time faculty on 9- and 10-month contracts were more likely to hold professorial rank than those on 11- and 12-month contracts; (4) average salaries of full-time faculty varied by type of institution, with those in private institutions earning slightly more than those in public institutions; (5) full-time faculty in 4-year institutions earned more than those in 2-year institutions; (6) average salaries of male faculty continued to be higher than those for female faculty; and (7) statewide average salaries varied considerably, from a high in New Jersey to a low in North Dakota. Nineteen tables summarize data by state, by length of contract, by academic rank and sex, and by type of institution. Three appendixes describe the survey and the methodology and include a copy of the survey instrument. (CH)
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Full Time Faculty, Higher Education, Private Colleges, State Colleges, State Universities, Statistical Data, Surveys, Tables (Data), Teacher Salaries, Trend Analysis, Two Year Colleges, Universities, Women Faculty
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.