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Updated April 8, 2012

2012 AAUP Faculty Salary Survey

How much 1,251 colleges paid their faculty members.

 

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Average Faculty Salaries (2011–12)

Full Professors+

 

Far above median

  percentile of doctoral institutions in the survey
This college did not report data about its full professors.
    institutions paid full professors between   and  .  
 
 
 

Men:

 

Women:

 

Female pay as % of male

 

Sector median

 

Associate Professors+

 

Far above median

92nd percentile of doctoral institutions in the survey
This college did not report data about its associate professors.
    institutions paid associate professors between   and  .  
 
 
 

Men:

 

Women:

 

Female pay as % of male

 

Sector median

 

Assistant Professors+

 

Far above median

92nd percentile of doctoral institutions in the survey
This college did not report data about its assistant professors.
    institutions paid assistant professors between   and  .  
 
 
 

Men:

 

Women:

 

Female pay as % of male

 

Sector median

 

Instructors+

 

Far above median

  percentile of doctoral institutions in the survey
This college did not report data about its instructors.
    institutions paid instructors between   and  .  
 
 
 

Men:

 

Women:

 

Female pay as % of male

 

Sector median

 

All ranks+

 

Far above median

  percentile of doctoral institutions in the survey
This college did not report aggregate salary data.
    institutions paid faculty members between   and  .  
 
 
 

Men:

 

Women:

 

Female pay as % of male

 

Sector median

 

Source: AAUP faculty salary survey. Median and percentile calculations by The Chronicle. Two-year institutions with and without academic ranks are grouped separately.
Faculty Profile

  is a public four-year research university with   students.

Full- and part-time faculty

Number of staff whose primary function is instruction, research, or public service, fall 2010.

This college did not report data on full- and part-time faculty.
Full-time:

1,808

Part-time:

359

Graduate assistants:

567

Full-time faculty
by tenure status

Faculty status of full-time staff whose primary function is instruction, research, or public service, fall 2010.

This college did not report data on tenure status.
Tenured:

617

Tenure-track:

246

Not tenure-track:

365

Without faculty status:

580

Source: U.S. Department of Education (IPEDS). University classifications are from the AAUP, not IPEDS. Faculty members in the tenured, tenure-track, and not tenure track categories have ‘faculty status,’ which is determined by each reporting institution. People without faculty status often include post-doctoral researchers.
Average Salaries Over Time

+$22,000

Change in average full professor salary at   since 2000

+$XX,XXX

Change for the typical doctoral institution since 2000
 Full professors
 Associate professors
 Assistant professors
 Instructors
 
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