Average Full-time Instructional Faculty Salaries

(Dollars in thousands)

Rank 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Professor $116.3 $121.2 $121.9 $128.7 $130.8
Associate Professor $82.3 $86.0 $85.9 $91.5 $93.3
Assistant Professor $73.1 $75.5 $77.3 $82.5 $83.1
Instructor $46.8 $48.6 $48.3 $51.6 $51.9
All Ranks $87.6 $91.3 $91.7 $97.9 $98.8

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 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Full-Time Instructional Faculty 1,422 1,427 1,443 1,479 1,520
Other Faculty & Research Associates 2,083 2,263 2,418 2,505 2,548
P14s (instructional only) 249 238 218 222 220
Support Staff 3,509 3,519 3,467 3,425 3,394
Total Faculty & Support Staff 7,263 7,448 7,546 7,631 7,682
Percent of Instructional Faculty Tenured 61.1 62.0 61.0 60.0 57.0

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).

Updated Nov. 13, 2017

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