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Table 287. Employees in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity, sex, employment status, control and level of institution, and primary occupation: Fall 2011
Sex, employment status, control and level of institution, and primary occupation Total White Minority Race/
ethnicity unknown
Non-
resident alien2
Total Per-
cent1
Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
Two or more races
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
All institutions 3,840,980 2,641,977 886,588 25.1 376,063 238,830 213,807 7,864 20,808 29,216 144,366 168,049
Professional staff 2,923,961 2,057,876 582,639 22.1 223,408 140,021 177,622 5,572 13,814 22,202 122,456 160,990
Executive/administrative/managerial 238,718 186,384 46,633 20.0 22,495 12,816 8,217 351 1,227 1,527 4,717 984
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
1,523,615 1,124,745 284,394 20.2 105,292 65,271 94,065 3,069 7,235 9,462 71,823 42,653
Graduate assistants 355,916 179,433 56,936 24.1 13,736 14,028 23,107 549 1,193 4,323 23,074 96,473
Other professional 805,712 567,314 194,676 25.5 81,885 47,906 52,233 1,603 4,159 6,890 22,842 20,880
Nonprofessional staff 917,019 584,101 303,949 34.2 152,655 98,809 36,185 2,292 6,994 7,014 21,910 7,059
                         
Males 1,754,713 1,210,791 371,721 23.5 141,656 101,701 104,131 3,411 8,847 11,975 70,554 101,647
Professional staff 1,402,698 988,566 254,665 20.5 84,620 62,069 89,903 2,495 6,040 9,538 61,017 98,450
Executive/administrative/managerial 109,374 87,761 18,849 17.7 8,572 5,198 3,783 167 523 606 2,224 540
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
789,197 585,856 140,179 19.3 43,797 33,028 54,076 1,393 3,460 4,425 36,475 26,687
Graduate assistants 188,468 90,684 26,335 22.5 5,351 6,480 11,721 277 529 1,977 12,238 59,211
Other professional 315,659 224,265 69,302 23.6 26,900 17,363 20,323 658 1,528 2,530 10,080 12,012
Nonprofessional staff 352,015 222,225 117,056 34.5 57,036 39,632 14,228 916 2,807 2,437 9,537 3,197
                         
Females 2,086,267 1,431,186 514,867 26.5 234,407 137,129 109,676 4,453 11,961 17,241 73,812 66,402
Professional staff 1,521,263 1,069,310 327,974 23.5 138,788 77,952 87,719 3,077 7,774 12,664 61,439 62,540
Executive/administrative/managerial 129,344 98,623 27,784 22.0 13,923 7,618 4,434 184 704 921 2,493 444
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
734,418 538,889 144,215 21.1 61,495 32,243 39,989 1,676 3,775 5,037 35,348 15,966
Graduate assistants 167,448 88,749 30,601 25.6 8,385 7,548 11,386 272 664 2,346 10,836 37,262
Other professional 490,053 343,049 125,374 26.8 54,985 30,543 31,910 945 2,631 4,360 12,762 8,868
Nonprofessional staff 565,004 361,876 186,893 34.1 95,619 59,177 21,957 1,376 4,187 4,577 12,373 3,862
                         
Full-time 2,435,533 1,708,829 616,778 26.5 265,974 166,970 148,225 4,753 14,110 16,746 52,917 57,009
Professional staff 1,693,088 1,235,717 366,583 22.9 137,245 86,565 119,613 3,183 8,383 11,594 38,489 52,299
Executive/administrative/managerial 231,602 180,522 45,645 20.2 22,124 12,577 7,922 339 1,199 1,484 4,536 899
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
761,619 563,689 147,517 20.7 41,649 31,331 65,438 1,449 3,529 4,121 17,000 33,413
Other professional 699,867 491,506 173,421 26.1 73,472 42,657 46,253 1,395 3,655 5,989 16,953 17,987
Nonprofessional staff 742,445 473,112 250,195 34.6 128,729 80,405 28,612 1,570 5,727 5,152 14,428 4,710
                         
Part-time 1,405,447 933,148 269,810 22.4 110,089 71,860 65,582 3,111 6,698 12,470 91,449 111,040
Professional staff 1,230,873 822,159 216,056 20.8 86,163 53,456 58,009 2,389 5,431 10,608 83,967 108,691
Executive/administrative/managerial 7,116 5,862 988 14.4 371 239 295 12 28 43 181 85
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
761,996 561,056 136,877 19.6 63,643 33,940 28,627 1,620 3,706 5,341 54,823 9,240
Graduate assistants 355,916 179,433 56,936 24.1 13,736 14,028 23,107 549 1,193 4,323 23,074 96,473
Other professional 105,845 75,808 21,255 21.9 8,413 5,249 5,980 208 504 901 5,889 2,893
Nonprofessional staff 174,574 110,989 53,754 32.6 23,926 18,404 7,573 722 1,267 1,862 7,482 2,349
                         
Public 4-year 1,843,204 1,233,523 431,633 25.9 168,729 114,476 121,067 2,912 10,736 13,713 58,715 119,333
Professional staff 1,390,625 945,006 280,536 22.9 91,210 66,656 103,273 2,025 6,931 10,441 49,159 115,924
Executive/administrative/managerial 84,911 66,353 16,968 20.4 8,405 4,354 3,177 81 527 424 1,172 418
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
575,534 419,577 110,291 20.8 30,671 24,565 48,374 780 2,871 3,030 20,368 25,298
Graduate assistants 285,905 147,122 46,355 24.0 11,101 11,670 18,435 444 1,045 3,660 15,699 76,729
Other professional 444,275 311,954 106,922 25.5 41,033 26,067 33,287 720 2,488 3,327 11,920 13,479
Nonprofessional staff 452,579 288,517 151,097 34.4 77,519 47,820 17,794 887 3,805 3,272 9,556 3,409
                         
Private 4-year 1,297,486 906,570 288,527 24.1 129,943 71,026 69,834 2,670 4,727 10,327 57,341 45,048
Professional staff 1,008,814 721,680 194,497 21.2 80,669 42,407 57,921 2,005 3,359 8,136 49,923 42,714
Executive/administrative/managerial 118,268 93,231 21,783 18.9 10,134 6,047 4,138 204 397 863 2,776 478
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
540,093 396,614 97,185 19.7 39,077 18,915 32,451 1,085 1,856 3,801 30,995 15,299
Graduate assistants 70,011 32,311 10,581 24.7 2,635 2,358 4,672 105 148 663 7,375 19,744
Other professional 280,442 199,524 64,948 24.6 28,823 15,087 16,660 611 958 2,809 8,777 7,193
Nonprofessional staff 288,672 184,890 94,030 33.7 49,274 28,619 11,913 665 1,368 2,191 7,418 2,334
                         
Public 2-year 641,616 466,533 145,954 23.8 67,607 46,468 21,022 1,944 4,946 3,967 25,538 3,591
Professional staff 474,644 360,297 91,249 20.2 43,329 25,826 14,899 1,290 3,211 2,694 20,806 2,292
Executive/administrative/managerial 27,562 21,423 5,598 20.7 2,947 1,579 663 35 247 127 470 71
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
377,696 289,262 67,649 19.0 30,708 19,247 12,257 1,052 2,336 2,049 18,764 2,021
Graduate assistants 0
Other professional 69,386 49,612 18,002 26.6 9,674 5,000 1,979 203 628 518 1,572 200
Nonprofessional staff 166,972 106,236 54,705 34.0 24,278 20,642 6,123 654 1,735 1,273 4,732 1,299
                         
Private 2-year 58,674 35,351 20,474 36.7 9,784 6,860 1,884 338 399 1,209 2,772 77
Professional staff 49,878 30,893 16,357 34.6 8,200 5,132 1,529 252 313 931 2,568 60
Executive/administrative/managerial 7,977 5,377 2,284 29.8 1,009 836 239 31 56 113 299 17
Faculty (instruction/research/
    public service)
30,292 19,292 9,269 32.5 4,836 2,544 983 152 172 582 1,696 35
Graduate assistants 0
Other professional 11,609 6,224 4,804 43.6 2,355 1,752 307 69 85 236 573 8
Nonprofessional staff 8,796 4,458 4,117 48.0 1,584 1,728 355 86 86 278 204 17
†Not applicable.
1 Combined total of staff who were Black, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and of two or more races as a percentage of total staff, excluding race/ethnicity unknown and nonresident alien.
2 Race/ethnicity not collected.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Includes institutions with fewer than 15 full-time employees; these institutions did not report staff data prior to 2007. By definition, all graduate assistants are part time. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2011-12, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section. (This table was prepared July 2012.)
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