Factbook: Faculty/Staff Overview

Average Full-time Instructional Faculty Salaries

(Dollars in thousands)

Rank 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Professor $116.7 $121.7 $122.1 $127.0 $132.4
Associate Professor $82.0 $84.4 $85.0 $88.6 $91.6
Assistant Professor $70.9 $73.3 $73.2 $75.4 $79.4
Instructor $45.0 $46.8 $47.6 $50.0 $50.7
All Ranks $86.2 $89.1 $89.4 $92.9 $96.1

Notes:

  • The figures for this table are taken from an Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System report titled "Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits of Full-Time Instructional Faculty."
  • Lecturers, research associates, and administrators above the department level are excluded.
  • All salaries have been reported on an academic-year-equivalent basis. The salaries of 12-month faculty members have been converted by a factor of nine-elevenths.

Salaried Personnel

Faculty/Staff 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Full-Time Instructional Faculty 1,306 1,368 1,422 1,427 1,443
Other Faculty & Research Associates 1,826 1,954 2,083 2,263 2,418
P14s (instructional only) 273 264 249 238 218
Support Staff 3,461 3,449 3,509 3,519 3,467
Total Faculty & Support Staff 6,866 7,035 7,263 7,448 7,546
Percent of Instructional Faculty Tenured 61.9 61.7 61.1 62.0 61.0

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).

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