Average Full-time Instructional Faculty Salaries

(Dollars in thousands)

Associate Professor$82.0$84.4$85.0$88.6$91.6
Assistant Professor$70.9$73.3$73.2$75.4$79.4
All Ranks$86.2$89.1$89.4$92.9$96.1


  • 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

Full-Time Instructional Faculty1,3061,3681,4221,4271,443
Other Faculty & Research Associates1,8261,9542,0832,2632,418
P14s (instructional only)273264249238218
Support Staff3,4613,4493,5093,5193,467
Total Faculty & Support Staff6,8667,0357,2637,4487,546
Percent of Instructional Faculty Tenured61.961.761.162.061.0


  • 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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