ERIC Number: ED432947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Salaries and Tenure of Full-Time Instructional Faculty on 9- and 10-Month Contracts, 1997-1998. E.D. Tabs.
Brown, Patricia Q., Comp.
This report presents detailed tabulations for academic year 1997-98 of the number, tenure, and average salaries of full-time instructional faculty on 9- and 10-month contracts at institutions of higher education eligible for Title IV financial aid. Data are from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data system. Highlights of the 13 tables include the following: salaries of full-time instructional faculty averaged $52,335 and varied by rank with an average salary of $68,731 for professors and $32,449 for instructors; salaries at two-year public institutions averaged $11,000 higher than those at two-year private institutions; 60 percent of the total faculty were tenured, and 71 percent were male; average faculty salaries for all ranks combined were higher than for faculty in public degree-granting institutions; states with high average salaries in public institutions included California, Connecticut, and New Jersey whereas the states with the lowest salaries in public institutions were North Dakota and South Dakota; faculty in four-year, degree-granting institutions averaged over $8,000 more per year than those in two-year institutions; on average, male faculty earned $10,300 more than female faculty. Appended are a description of the salary survey, methodology, and the survey itself. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Differences, Full Time Faculty, Higher Education, National Surveys, Regional Characteristics, Sex Differences, Tables (Data), Teacher Salaries, Tenure
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.