ERIC Number: ED445605
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Executive Compensation in California Public Higher Education, 1999-2000. Higher Education Update.
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
This report, required by the California state legislature, reviews policies and resultant compensation levels for executives in California public higher education and its community colleges. The report notes that for 1999-2000 average compensation for executives in community colleges increased by 6.8 percent for chancellors of multi-college districts; by 4.9 percent for presidents of campuses in multi-campus districts; and by 8.2 percent for superintendents/presidents in single college districts. Salaries for executives in the community college Chancellor's Office ranged from $80,494 to $169,860. At the California State University (CSU) salaries of campus presidents averaged $197,206, a 13 percent increase over 1998-99. The difference between highest and lowest CSU salaries is $67,428. The report notes these salaries still lag behind those at national comparison institutions by an average of 8.9 percent. At the University of California (UC) average salaries at October 1999 for chancellors of the 10 campuses was $270,500, a 6.9 percent increase over the prior year. The lag in relation to national comparison institutions is 12.5 percent. The difference between the highest and lowest UC salaries is $59,500. Compensation for University of California systemwide executives increased by approximately 8.4 percent over the prior period. (CH)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrators, Compensation (Remuneration), Educational Finance, Higher Education, Politics of Education, Salary Wage Differentials, State Colleges, State Universities, Teacher Salaries
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 1303 J Street, Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814-2938; Tel: 916-445-7933; Fax: 916-327-4417.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California