The Scientist 9[12]:, Jun. 12, 1995


Two Separate Surveys Find Salaries For Faculty Increasing At All Levels

By Edward R. Silverman

Salaries paid to professors of all ranks at public and private institutions rose in 1994-95 from the levels of the previous year, according to two separate surveys recently released by the Washington, D.C.-based American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), also of Washington.

For example, the NASULGC survey found that the average salary for faculty at all levels and in all disciplines was $55,638 in the 1994-95 school year, an increase of 5.6 percent from the year before. For full professors in all disciplines, average pay rose 5.7 percent, to $68,725. The average for associate professors was $49,738, a 4.5 percent hike. For assistant professors, the average salary was $42,925, 4 percent over the 1993-94 figure.

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