Average Full-time Instructional Faculty Salaries

(Dollars in thousands)

Rank 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Professor $121.6 $116.3 $121.2 $121.9 $128.7
Associate Professor $84.3 $82.3 $86.0 $85.9 $91.5
Assistant Professor $73.2 $73.1 $75.5 $77.3 $82.5
Instructor $46.7 $46.8 $48.6 $48.3 $51.6
All Ranks $89.0 $87.6 $91.3 $91.7 $97.9

Notes:

  • The figures for this table are taken from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).
  • All figures reflect average salaries of full-time, non-medical, instructional staff equated to 9-month contracts, by academic rank.
  • Lecturers, research associates, and administrators above the department level are excluded.

Salaried Personnel

Faculty/Staff 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Full-Time Instructional Faculty 1,368 1,422 1,427 1,443 1,479
Other Faculty & Research Associates 1,954 2,083 2,263 2,418 2,505
P14s (instructional only) 264 249 238 218 222
Support Staff 3,449 3,509 3,519 3,467 3,425
Total Faculty & Support Staff 7,035 7,263 7,448 7,546 7,631
Percent of Instructional Faculty Tenured 61.7 61.1 62.0 61.0 60.0

Notes:

  • Faculty data are based on full-time instructional faculty paid 50 percent or more from instructional funds.
  • Percent tenured is based on full-time instructional faculty who are tenured (does not include those on tenure track).

Other University Rankings

Virginia Tech is consistently recognized for its value and the quality of its programs. These rankings represent a few of the broader measures of excellence that the university garners.