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Table 295. Full-time and part-time faculty and instructional staff in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity, sex, and selected characteristics: Fall 2003
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Selected characteristic Number (in thousands) Per- cent White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native
Male Female Male Female Male     Female     Male Female     Male     Female
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Full-time faculty and
   instructional staff
                                                                   
                                                                     
Number (in thousands) 681.8   (0.05) 338.4   (2.63) 209.3   (2.45) 19.5   (1.03) 18.5   (0.87) 13.4   (0.60) 10.4   (0.56) 43.2   (1.00) 19.0   (1.03) 5.8   (0.57) 4.2   (0.50)
Percentage distribution   (†) 100.0 49.6   (0.39) 30.7   (0.36) 2.9   (0.15) 2.7   (0.13) 2.0   (0.09) 1.5   (0.08) 6.3   (0.15) 2.8   (0.15) 0.8   (0.08) 0.6   (0.07)
Type and control                                                                    
Public research 162.1   (0.85) 100.0 55.4   (0.67) 23.6   (0.59) 2.1   (0.27) 1.7   (0.19) 1.8   (0.16) 1.1   (0.15) 10.0   (0.47) 3.2   (0.35) 0.6   (0.14) 0.6   (0.11)
Private research 63.5   (1.58) 100.0 54.7   (1.00) 22.9   (0.80) 2.2   (0.30) 2.7   (0.37) 2.1   (0.30) 1.4   (0.31) 8.9   (0.66) 3.9   (0.48) 0.8 ! (0.39)   (†)
Public doctoral 51.3   (0.76) 100.0 50.2   (1.48) 31.1   (1.22) 2.1   (0.44) 2.0   (0.30) 1.6   (0.20) 1.3   (0.27) 7.9   (1.27) 2.2   (0.56) 1.0 ! (0.32) 0.6 ! (0.22)
Private doctoral 21.7   (0.79) 100.0 56.0   (2.39) 26.7   (1.94) 3.0   (0.70) 2.1   (0.42) 1.4 ! (0.49) 0.8 ! (0.38) 5.8   (1.06) 3.5   (0.93)   (†)   (†)
Public comprehensive 107.3   (2.98) 100.0 45.9   (1.03) 32.1   (0.98) 4.7   (0.64) 4.0   (0.42) 2.1   (0.20) 1.6   (0.19) 5.3   (0.40) 2.6   (0.28) 0.8   (0.23) 1.0 ! (0.33)
Private comprehensive 41.4   (1.59) 100.0 48.9   (2.00) 36.7   (1.93) 2.3   (0.53) 2.4   (0.44) 1.6   (0.31) 0.8   (0.22) 4.1   (0.65) 1.9   (0.53) 0.6 ! (0.26)   (†)
Private liberal arts 49.6   (1.80) 100.0 51.9   (1.20) 34.1   (0.99) 3.5   (0.56) 2.8   (0.36) 1.0   (0.20) 1.3   (0.27) 2.2   (0.28) 1.5   (0.29) 1.0   (0.24) 0.6 ! (0.18)
Public 2-year 114.6   (1.09) 100.0 40.8   (1.19) 40.1   (0.90) 3.1   (0.29) 3.8   (0.34) 3.0   (0.38) 2.7   (0.34) 2.2   (0.27) 2.1   (0.39) 1.3   (0.30) 0.8   (0.19)
Other 70.2   (3.36) 100.0 48.3   (1.65) 31.5   (1.20) 2.4   (0.59) 2.3   (0.59) 1.7   (0.36) 1.5   (0.29) 7.2   (0.87) 4.1   (0.78) 0.7 ! (0.34) 0.3 ! (0.14)
                                                                     
Academic rank                                                                    
Professor 194.4   (3.67) 100.0 65.5   (0.74) 20.3   (0.61) 2.6   (0.27) 1.1   (0.21) 1.8   (0.13) 0.8   (0.13) 5.7   (0.42) 1.1   (0.21) 0.8   (0.14) 0.4   (0.12)
Associate professor 149.6   (2.56) 100.0 51.6   (0.98) 28.4   (0.78) 3.1   (0.42) 2.4   (0.26) 1.7   (0.19) 1.3   (0.15) 7.0   (0.52) 2.9   (0.36) 1.0   (0.21) 0.5   (0.11)
Assistant professor 158.1   (2.81) 100.0 41.0   (0.83) 33.6   (0.81) 3.1   (0.37) 3.8   (0.38) 2.3   (0.22) 1.9   (0.15) 8.7   (0.49) 4.3   (0.35) 0.7   (0.16) 0.6   (0.15)
Instructor 82.7   (2.85) 100.0 38.2   (1.23) 41.2   (1.09) 3.2   (0.56) 4.4   (0.57) 2.5   (0.37) 2.3   (0.31) 3.1   (0.44) 3.1   (0.48) 0.9   (0.26) 1.1   (0.31)
Lecturer 21.9   (1.48) 100.0 36.7   (2.59) 43.9   (2.21) 2.9 ! (0.91) 3.0 ! (0.91) 1.3 ! (0.38) 3.8   (0.77) 2.4 ! (0.89) 4.0   (0.99) 1.3 ! (0.52) 0.7 ! (0.30)
Other 56.5   (2.15) 100.0 38.8   (1.51) 39.8   (1.37) 2.5   (0.54) 3.9   (0.56) 1.7   (0.22) 2.2   (0.35) 7.0   (0.98) 2.8   (0.56) 0.8 ! (0.39) 0.6 ! (0.18)
No rank 18.6   (1.28) 100.0 40.2   (2.37) 43.0   (2.45) 1.5 ! (0.52) 2.0 ! (0.83) 2.3 ! (0.75) 0.7 ! (0.24) 4.5   (1.17) 3.8 ! (1.39)   (†)   (†)
                                                                     
Age                                                                    
Under 35 59.1   (1.77) 100.0 39.4   (1.31) 33.4   (1.36) 2.9   (0.53) 4.7   (0.62) 2.5   (0.40) 2.8   (0.41) 8.9   (0.85) 4.2   (0.70) 0.6 ! (0.25) 0.5 ! (0.17)
35 to 44 169.8   (2.78) 100.0 43.7   (0.96) 30.2   (0.82) 2.7   (0.31) 3.4   (0.36) 2.8   (0.25) 1.8   (0.18) 9.3   (0.45) 5.0   (0.44) 0.8   (0.17) 0.5   (0.16)
45 to 54 219.7   (3.28) 100.0 47.0   (0.86) 34.4   (0.79) 3.1   (0.28) 2.6   (0.22) 1.8   (0.17) 1.6   (0.18) 5.7   (0.32) 2.2   (0.25) 1.0   (0.16) 0.6   (0.12)
55 to 64 190.0   (3.10) 100.0 57.1   (0.74) 28.7   (0.59) 2.8   (0.26) 1.9   (0.17) 1.4   (0.12) 1.1   (0.13) 4.1   (0.36) 1.4   (0.24) 0.9   (0.17) 0.7   (0.12)
65 to 69 31.8   (1.43) 100.0 67.6   (2.05) 20.2   (1.82) 1.7   (0.50) 2.0 ! (0.61) 1.6   (0.44) 0.4 ! (0.19) 4.5   (0.94) 1.1 ! (0.42)   (†)   (†)
70 or older 11.5   (0.67) 100.0 69.0   (3.16) 15.7   (2.71) 5.4   (1.54)   (†)   (†)   (†) 3.8 ! (1.40)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                                     
Base salary                                                                    
Under $10,000 4.4   (0.49) 100.0 39.7   (5.71) 34.2   (5.09) 5.8   (0.92)   (†)   (†) 4.4 ! (1.96) 7.8 ! (3.27)   (†)   (†)   (†)
$10,000 to 24,999 19.0   (1.03) 100.0 43.2   (2.61) 34.8   (2.40) 1.3   (0.37) 3.2   (0.89) 2.1   (0.61) 2.4   (0.60) 6.5   (1.23) 4.6   (0.93)   (†) 1.1 ! (0.48)
$25,000 to 39,999 79.7   (2.90) 100.0 36.0   (1.21) 44.5   (1.25) 2.9   (0.55) 3.7   (0.46) 1.8   (0.29) 2.1   (0.28) 3.8   (0.68) 3.6   (0.48) 0.7 ! (0.26) 0.8   (0.23)
$40,000 to 54,999 192.4   (3.09) 100.0 42.2   (0.95) 38.2   (0.79) 2.7   (0.27) 3.7   (0.37) 1.9   (0.18) 1.8   (0.14) 5.0   (0.43) 2.6   (0.27) 1.0   (0.15) 0.9   (0.14)
$55,000 to 69,999 147.7   (3.54) 100.0 48.7   (0.88) 31.9   (0.80) 3.1   (0.35) 2.5   (0.28) 2.0   (0.25) 1.6   (0.21) 6.0   (0.43) 2.6   (0.31) 1.0   (0.23) 0.6   (0.15)
$70,000 to 84,999 94.8   (2.19) 100.0 55.8   (1.29) 24.2   (1.14) 2.9   (0.39) 1.7   (0.40) 2.4   (0.34) 1.0   (0.20) 8.1   (0.67) 2.6   (0.41) 0.9   (0.23) 0.5 ! (0.19)
$85,000 to 99,999 50.7   (1.98) 100.0 61.9   (1.58) 18.5   (1.03) 3.8   (0.69) 1.5   (0.38) 1.5   (0.41) 1.0   (0.28) 8.3   (1.06) 2.5   (0.57) 0.8 ! (0.24)   (†)
$100,000 or more 93.1   (2.29) 100.0 66.9   (0.99) 13.7   (0.74) 2.4   (0.38) 1.6   (0.33) 2.1   (0.29) 0.8   (0.17) 9.0   (0.80) 2.8   (0.50) 0.6 ! (0.20)   (†)
                                                                     
Total household income                                                                    
Under $10,000   (†) 100.0   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
$10,000 to 24,999 3.0   (0.33) 100.0 42.0   (6.54) 29.3   (6.12) 1.4 ! (1.13)   (†)   (†)   (†) 9.8 ! (3.74) 8.7 ! (3.59)   (†)   (†)
$25,000 to 39,999 20.1   (1.13) 100.0 36.5   (2.68) 39.0   (2.28) 3.3 ! (1.56) 4.5   (0.97) 1.5   (0.43) 2.5   (0.62) 7.3   (1.56) 3.8   (0.95)   (†) 0.9 ! (0.29)
$40,000 to 54,999 55.0   (1.76) 100.0 39.8   (1.66) 38.4   (1.42) 2.9   (0.59) 4.2   (0.59) 2.5   (0.35) 1.9   (0.29) 6.2   (0.80) 2.5   (0.51) 0.4 ! (0.18) 1.2   (0.31)
$55,000 to 69,999 86.2   (1.56) 100.0 43.1   (1.23) 34.2   (1.21) 4.1   (0.50) 4.4   (0.42) 2.1   (0.29) 1.9   (0.29) 5.6   (0.56) 2.5   (0.37) 1.1   (0.26) 1.0   (0.29)
$70,000 to 84,999 75.2   (2.19) 100.0 50.6   (1.20) 31.2   (1.11) 2.4   (0.40) 2.8   (0.45) 1.9   (0.26) 1.3   (0.17) 6.3   (0.59) 2.1   (0.40) 0.9 ! (0.30) 0.5 ! (0.17)
$85,000 to 99,999 95.0   (2.16) 100.0 46.7   (1.15) 32.5   (0.83) 2.8   (0.39) 3.0   (0.58) 2.7   (0.32) 1.6   (0.24) 7.0   (0.81) 2.5   (0.50) 0.6 ! (0.18) 0.5   (0.14)
$100,000 or more 347.3   (3.57) 100.0 50.9   (0.52) 27.5   (0.52) 2.6   (0.18) 1.9   (0.16) 1.7   (0.14) 1.3   (0.11) 6.3   (0.29) 3.0   (0.24) 0.9   (0.11) 0.4   (0.07)
                                                                     
Part-time faculty and
   instructional staff
                                                                   
                                                                     
Number (in thousands) 530.0   (0.02) 235.5   (2.44) 216.1   (2.87) 13.8   (0.91) 15.9   (0.75) 10.2   (0.61) 8.5   (0.56) 10.9   (0.82) 9.4   (0.97) 5.5   (0.78) 4.2   (0.77)
Percentage distribution   (†) 100.0 44.4   (0.46) 40.8   (0.54) 2.6   (0.17) 3.0   (0.14) 1.9   (0.12) 1.6   (0.10) 2.1   (0.15) 1.8   (0.18) 1.0   (0.15) 0.8   (0.15)
Type and control                                                                    
Public research 39.7   (0.78) 100.0 41.7   (1.93) 40.7   (2.12) 1.1 ! (0.37) 1.6 ! (0.60) 1.5   (0.40) 1.7   (0.43) 4.5   (1.03) 5.4   (0.90) 1.6 ! (0.67)   (†)
Private research 23.2   (0.96) 100.0 51.1   (2.51) 34.7   (2.29) 2.7 ! (1.00) 1.4 ! (0.57) 1.5 ! (0.62)   (†) 3.6   (1.07) 2.8   (0.77)   (†)   (†)
Public doctoral 20.8   (0.82) 100.0 44.3   (2.27) 43.6   (2.39)   (†) 1.0 ! (0.47) 1.9 ! (0.68) 2.2   (0.61) 2.6 ! (0.86) 1.9 ! (0.83)   (†)   (†)
Private doctoral 15.4   (0.83) 100.0 51.7   (3.99) 37.3   (3.60) 1.7 ! (0.77) 1.1 ! (0.55) 1.6 ! (0.64) 1.2 ! (0.36) 3.4 ! (1.06)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Public comprehensive 60.3   (2.49) 100.0 43.1   (1.34) 44.1   (2.18) 2.3 ! (0.74) 2.4 ! (0.79) 1.6   (0.31) 1.5   (0.32) 2.0   (0.38) 1.3 ! (0.43) 1.0 ! (0.43)   (†)
Private comprehensive 53.5   (2.17) 100.0 49.1   (1.43) 41.9   (1.56) 1.7   (0.34) 1.1   (0.21) 1.0   (0.19) 1.4   (0.26) 1.1 ! (0.54) 0.8 ! (0.35) 1.0 ! (0.30) 0.9 ! (0.32)
Private liberal arts 28.4   (2.19) 100.0 44.2   (1.98) 42.0   (2.14) 2.5 ! (0.85) 5.6   (1.24) 1.1 ! (0.42) 1.0 ! (0.35) 1.7 ! (0.61) 1.1 ! (0.49) 0.9 ! (0.35)   (†)
Public 2-year 230.1   (2.0) 100.0 42.8   (0.70) 41.0   (0.67) 2.9   (0.22) 4.0   (0.18) 2.4   (0.20) 2.0   (0.19) 1.5   (0.18) 1.4   (0.19) 1.1   (0.23) 1.0   (0.25)
Other 58.7   (3.38) 100.0 45.7   (1.83) 37.3   (2.14) 4.2   (0.79) 3.0   (0.74) 2.2   (0.53) 0.8   (0.22) 2.4 ! (0.75) 2.4 ! (0.92) 1.0 ! (0.40) 1.1 ! (0.50)
                                                                     
Academic rank                                                                    
Professor 23.3   (1.58) 100.0 59.3   (2.83) 25.0   (2.60) 4.0   (1.17) 2.6 ! (0.84)   (†) 1.0 ! (0.41) 3.6   (0.96)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Associate professor 14.6   (1.18) 100.0 43.7   (4.03) 39.5   (3.88) 2.8 ! (0.84)   (†)   (†) 1.4 ! (0.49) 6.3 ! (2.27)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Assistant professor 19.8   (1.53) 100.0 38.8   (3.39) 42.7   (3.37) 2.8 ! (1.19)   (†)   (†) 1.0 ! (0.42) 4.8 ! (1.65) 6.0   (1.62)   (†)   (†)
Instructor 187.7   (4.42) 100.0 41.5   (1.09) 43.9   (1.11) 2.5   (0.30) 3.4   (0.25) 2.2   (0.24) 1.7   (0.22) 1.6   (0.25) 1.6   (0.28) 1.1   (0.26) 0.6   (0.18)
Lecturer 40.9   (2.15) 100.0 41.4   (2.05) 40.1   (1.96) 2.7   (0.63) 2.1 ! (0.77) 2.1   (0.45) 1.7   (0.42) 3.7   (0.80) 4.2   (0.93) 1.6 ! (0.56)   (†)
Other 230.9   (4.51) 100.0 46.5   (1.01) 39.9   (1.04) 2.5   (0.29) 3.1   (0.28) 1.8   (0.23) 1.5   (0.17) 1.5   (0.22) 1.3   (0.31) 0.9   (0.22) 1.0   (0.22)
No rank 12.8   (1.07) 100.0 43.8   (3.52) 39.8   (4.63)   (†) 0.9 ! (0.43) 2.8 ! (1.31) 3.5 ! (1.34) 2.0 ! (0.94)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                                     
Age                                                                    
Under 35 66.2   (2.30) 100.0 35.3   (1.73) 43.1   (2.04) 3.2   (0.63) 4.3   (0.53) 3.0   (0.49) 3.0   (0.35) 2.4   (0.52) 3.6   (0.93) 1.6 ! (0.68)   (†)
35 to 44 115.6   (3.03) 100.0 40.7   (1.42) 41.5   (1.41) 2.6   (0.39) 3.0   (0.33) 2.5   (0.30) 2.4   (0.32) 2.6   (0.37) 2.9   (0.45) 0.7 ! (0.24) 1.2   (0.30)
45 to 54 159.3   (3.22) 100.0 41.7   (1.13) 44.0   (1.17) 2.9   (0.34) 3.2   (0.33) 1.6   (0.24) 1.5   (0.19) 2.1   (0.35) 1.3   (0.26) 0.9   (0.24) 0.8 ! (0.27)
55 to 64 128.6   (3.31) 100.0 48.2   (1.09) 40.4   (1.06) 2.1   (0.35) 2.8   (0.35) 1.3   (0.30) 0.6   (0.10) 1.6   (0.32) 0.9   (0.23) 1.1 ! (0.34) 1.0   (0.26)
65 to 69 33.5   (1.81) 100.0 62.8   (3.10) 27.6   (2.83) 2.3 ! (0.81) 0.9 ! (0.32) 1.6 ! (0.54) 1.3 ! (0.55) 1.3 ! (0.52)   (†) 1.5 ! (0.63)   (†)
70 or older 26.8   (1.83) 100.0 58.3   (2.99) 30.7   (3.32) 2.4 ! (0.79) 1.6 ! (0.70) 2.5 ! (0.87)   (†) 2.1 ! (0.65)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                                     
Base salary                                                                    
Under $10,000 340.5   (3.17) 100.0 45.4   (0.68) 39.9   (0.77) 2.6   (0.23) 3.5   (0.23) 1.9   (0.17) 1.6   (0.12) 1.6   (0.17) 1.4   (0.26) 1.1   (0.20) 1.0   (0.20)
$10,000 to 24,999 140.8   (3.17) 100.0 41.3   (1.36) 43.6   (1.50) 2.8   (0.38) 2.3   (0.25) 2.1   (0.26) 1.8   (0.24) 2.3   (0.40) 2.4   (0.40) 0.9   (0.25) 0.5 ! (0.18)
$25,000 to 39,999 27.5   (1.72) 100.0 47.3   (3.06) 38.8   (2.72) 3.3   (0.83)   (†) 1.2 ! (0.58) 1.6 ! (0.55) 3.2 ! (1.02) 1.9 ! (0.61)   (†)   (†)
$40,000 to 54,999 9.6   (0.74) 100.0 48.2   (4.55) 34.0   (4.33)   (†) 1.4 ! (0.68) 3.2 ! (1.19)   (†) 6.2 ! (2.60) 3.8 ! (1.70)   (†)   (†)
$55,000 to 69,999 4.7   (0.78) 100.0 45.5   (6.46) 40.4   (6.35)   (†)   (†)   (†) 2.2 ! (1.08)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
$70,000 to 84,999 1.9   (0.35) 100.0 39.0   (11.51) 43.0   (10.25)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
$85,000 to 99,999 1.5   (0.39) 100.0 33.4 ! (13.01) 51.7   (13.73)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
$100,000 or more 3.5   (0.53) 100.0 47.4   (7.01) 37.1   (5.35)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 10.8 ! (5.15)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                                     
Total household income                                                                    
Under $10,000 1.3   (0.37) 100.0   (†) 46.4 ! (14.12)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
$10,000 to 24,999 28.5   (1.93) 100.0 36.5   (3.33) 42.5   (3.42) 2.0 ! (0.71) 4.0   (0.80) 1.7 ! (0.53) 2.4   (0.55) 1.6 ! (0.76) 3.5 ! (1.71) 3.7 ! (1.34) 2.2 ! (1.01)
$25,000 to 39,999 47.7   (1.92) 100.0 35.5   (2.27) 46.5   (2.32) 3.4   (0.58) 3.9   (0.66) 2.2   (0.44) 1.8   (0.47) 1.7 ! (0.55) 2.9 ! (0.92) 1.1 ! (0.46) 1.0 ! (0.43)
$40,000 to 54,999 55.7   (2.52) 100.0 38.1   (2.05) 46.2   (2.35) 3.2   (0.71) 3.4   (0.52) 3.1   (0.67) 2.5   (0.60) 1.1 ! (0.40) 1.1 ! (0.35)   (†) 0.5 ! (0.21)
$55,000 to 69,999 87.2   (2.95) 100.0 41.1   (1.50) 43.0   (1.48) 1.9   (0.38) 4.1   (0.38) 1.7   (0.37) 2.5   (0.35) 2.1   (0.42) 1.6   (0.45) 0.8 ! (0.27) 1.0 ! (0.37)
$70,000 to 84,999 58.1   (2.66) 100.0 44.7   (2.15) 41.2   (2.38) 2.3   (0.44) 2.3   (0.57) 2.3   (0.41) 1.3   (0.34) 1.4   (0.41) 2.0   (0.58) 1.1 ! (0.41) 1.1 ! (0.37)
$85,000 to 99,999 66.4   (2.39) 100.0 48.6   (1.85) 38.4   (1.81) 2.4   (0.59) 3.1   (0.52) 1.8   (0.37) 1.2   (0.34) 1.9   (0.49) 1.3 ! (0.41) 0.6 ! (0.29) 0.7 ! (0.25)
$100,000 or more 185.1   (3.59) 100.0 34.9   (0.68) 37.0   (0.91) 2.8   (0.32) 2.1   (0.26) 1.5   (0.21) 1.0   (0.17) 2.8   (0.34) 1.6   (0.25) 0.8   (0.22) 0.4 ! (0.17)
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Totals may differ from figures reported in other tables because of varying survey methodologies. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:04). (This table was prepared January 2009.)
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