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Faculty Compensation: Nationwide Trends
American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Salary Survey
Lists average faculty salaries "arranged by academic rank at more than 1,400 colleges, universities, and multicampus systems." Data is available from 1999-2004. Users may search the lists by keyword. Also allows users to search by state, type of institution, and by year.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Wages, Earnings & Benefits
The BLS provides a large amount of information on the wages, earnings, and benefits of workers, including postsecondary educators. Information is categorized by geographic area (national, regional, state, metropolitan area, or county data), occupation, industry, and additional categories such as age, sex, or union membership in some cases. National estimates, along with industry, state, and metropolitan profiles provide the top paying industries, states, and metropolitan areas for each occupatio
CQ's State Fact Finder
Provides salary averages of associate professors at "Flagship State Universities." Information is presented alphabetically by state. Also provides a separate list that ranks states in order by average salary.
Digest of Education Statistics
Based mostly upon surveys and activities carried out by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), provides numerous data on full-time and part-time instructional faculty at two-year and four-year degree-granting institutions. Salary data includes average base and annual salaries of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts by various characteristics such as age, sex, rank, institution, field of instruction, and state. Average salaries available from 1970-2000.
Professional Pay: Resources on Higher Education Faculty and Staff Salaries
Resources, reports, and surveys from the National Education Association (NEA) Almanac of Higher Education containing summaries and extensive analysis of recent data on college and university faculty salaries. Issues covered include gender discrimination, the relationship between salary and rank, and the relationship between salary and academic specialization.
Salary Wizard at Salary.com
The Salary Wizard provides access to average salaries of jobs in many categories, including higher education. Provides average salaries (in graph and table formats), bonuses, and benefits by state/metro area and job category/job title. Also allows comparison of state/metro averages to national averages. Data is proprietary and is based on employer-reported data found in "the most current compensation survey reports," which Salary.com purchases from "well-recognized, reputable compensation consul
Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2005, and Salaries of Full-Time Instructional Faculty, 2005-06
Produced by the National Center for Education Statistics, this report includes "data on the number of staff employed in Title IV postsecondary institutions in fall 2005 by primary occupational activity, length of contract/teaching period, employment status, salary class interval, faculty and tenure status, academic rank, race/ethnicity, and gender. Also included are tables on the number of full-time instructional faculty employed in Title IV postsecondary institutions in 2005-06 by length of con
Statistical Abstract of the United States
The U.S. Census Bureau compiles a wide variety of education statistics from various sources, including average salaries for college faculty members by rank at public and private institutions.