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Table 304. Average benefit expenditure for full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in degree-granting institutions, by type of benefit and control of institution: Selected years, 1977-78 through 2010-11
Control of institu-
tion and year
Average total benefit per full-time faculty member Average benefit expenditure per full-time faculty member receiving benefit
Retirement plans Medical/
dental plans
Guaranteed disability income protection Tuition plan for depen-
dents
Housing plan Social Security taxes Unemploy-
ment compensa-
tion taxes
Group life insur-
ance
Worker's compen-
sation taxes
Other insur-
ance
Other benefits
Total Vested within 5 years Vested after 5 years
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
  Current dollars
Total                            
1977-78 $3,203 $1,725 $1,739 $1,691 $521 $96 $1,410 $886 $899 $109 $105 $80 $288
1982-83 5,799 2,731 2,741 2,703 1,111 151 1,993 1,639 1,712 146 138 114 915
1987-88 7,227 3,677 3,494 4,028 1,682 132 1,585 2,004 2,379 134 178 190 716
1989-90 8,241 4,048 3,974 4,192 2,339 147 2,070 2,643 2,764 121 182 49 637
1992-93 10,473 4,397 4,391 4,410 3,266 179 2,196 2,574 3,168 143 237 344 874
                             
1997-98 12,263 5,289 5,195 5,498 3,535 218 2,765 4,100 3,562 158 195 340 $1,501 1,043
1998-99 12,580 5,256 5,268 5,228 3,726 213 3,012 3,698 3,668 152 190 347 1,267 845
1999-2000 13,227 5,292 5,365 5,125 3,989 237 3,362 4,187 3,793 146 190 343 1,512 1,303
2001-02 14,408 5,541 5,738 5,126 4,792 250 3,487 4,931 4,079 164 231 402 668 1,267
2002-03 15,552 5,781 6,039 5,208 5,396 264 3,308 4,329 4,158 170 211 411 797 1,263
                             
2003-04 16,437 5,895 6,161 5,281 5,919 261 3,506 6,101 4,260 191 215 435 951 1,452
2004-05 17,269 6,211 6,429 5,682 6,314 272 4,072 4,176 4,354 225 199 481 853 1,637
2005-06 18,082 6,402 6,571 6,010 6,863 280 4,511 5,599 4,451 228 210 473 1,095 1,457
2006-07 18,783 6,710 6,851 6,361 7,217 280 5,029 6,914 4,627 176 217 484 1,226 1,564
2007-08 19,756 7,033 7,142 6,767 7,635 282 5,607 7,436 4,773 168 215 509 1,172 1,706
                             
2008-09 20,332 7,222 7,396 6,797 7,900 291 5,596 9,001 4,918 169 213 498 1,156 1,540
2009-10 20,978 7,292 7,472 6,846 8,389 276 6,016 8,729 4,993 180 211 499 1,155 1,561
2010-11 21,744 7,436 7,672 6,883 8,843 281 6,396 9,071 5,042 219 210 502 1,191 1,546
                             
Public                            
1977-78 3,252 1,791 1,833 1,724 560 99 430 846 911 99 105 88 94
1982-83 5,920 2,846 2,880 2,776 1,189 153 576 1,027 1,741 139 140 115 980
1987-88 7,146 3,815 3,602 4,086 1,757 140 404 1,172 2,399 109 180 192 611
1989-90 8,361 4,186 4,128 4,259 2,425 154 605 1,767 2,771 97 182 60 602
1992-93 10,280 4,467 4,469 4,464 3,352 188 693 1,135 3,122 117 250 318 827
                             
1997-98 12,114 5,432 5,302 5,617 3,646 219 830 2,614 3,482 133 187 340 1,643 1,175
1998-99 12,192 5,249 5,230 5,276 3,830 202 828 1,826 3,553 127 183 348 1,252 709
1999-2000 12,756 5,258 5,297 5,200 4,131 237 962 2,283 3,660 121 176 347 1,603 1,272
2001-02 13,919 5,437 5,641 5,158 4,936 254 994 686 3,930 137 233 402 694 1,162
2002-03 15,097 5,703 5,968 5,323 5,565 274 978 2,415 4,005 142 198 402 872 1,274
                             
2003-04 15,916 5,757 6,044 5,330 6,127 262 1,022 4,589 4,073 173 206 425 901 1,334
2004-05 16,769 6,104 6,321 5,760 6,498 274 1,280 3,655 4,161 202 189 479 866 1,725
2005-06 17,594 6,308 6,458 6,078 7,126 279 1,483 4,418 4,237 210 202 446 1,209 1,299
2006-07 18,299 6,620 6,743 6,419 7,446 281 1,609 393 4,409 149 202 494 1,303 1,523
2007-08 19,245 6,994 7,071 6,872 7,858 289 1,815 3,382 4,542 136 197 520 1,209 1,516
                             
2008-09 19,778 7,156 7,292 6,941 8,079 291 1,876 4,635 4,657 138 194 511 1,245 1,475
2009-10 20,435 7,237 7,387 6,998 8,613 276 1,972 4,276 4,717 148 189 509 1,269 1,543
2010-11 21,234 7,360 7,616 6,977 9,053 269 2,317 4,802 4,750 196 192 514 1,253 1,322
                             
Private                            
1977-78 3,071 1,509 1,542 905 404 89 2,025 890 873 131 103 60 838
1982-83 5,462 2,340 2,404 1,295 886 146 3,403 1,798 1,648 170 134 113 212
1987-88 7,438 3,280 3,306 2,906 1,488 120 3,666 2,303 2,337 197 175 184 977
1989-90 7,954 3,657 3,718 2,478 2,112 134 4,259 3,032 2,750 188 182 25 712
1992-93 10,958 4,206 4,259 2,877 3,039 163 4,523 2,956 3,267 212 207 402 957
                             
1997-98 12,629 4,915 5,023 2,531 3,255 216 5,513 4,228 3,735 222 209 339 1,207 897
1998-99 13,519 5,274 5,327 3,879 3,468 231 6,722 3,936 3,915 219 205 345 1,313 1,020
1999-2000 14,366 5,380 5,471 3,354 3,638 237 6,951 4,349 4,074 213 215 335 1,331 1,342
2001-02 15,644 5,818 5,897 4,518 4,416 245 7,159 5,083 4,414 242 225 403 628 1,450
2002-03 16,660 5,981 6,153 2,983 4,964 249 6,943 4,348 4,490 247 236 429 629 1,248
                             
2003-04 17,687 6,245 6,346 4,225 5,395 259 7,481 6,104 4,667 239 231 457 1,057 1,584
2004-05 18,465 6,483 6,603 4,092 5,849 269 7,600 4,455 4,775 284 217 484 821 1,527
2005-06 19,258 6,637 6,756 5,037 6,195 281 8,594 6,001 4,914 275 223 528 860 1,658
2006-07 19,942 6,935 7,027 5,382 6,632 278 9,610 7,750 5,097 248 246 465 1,049 1,619
2007-08 20,984 7,131 7,257 4,843 7,062 272 10,368 7,474 5,275 253 248 487 1,098 1,944
                             
2008-09 21,656 7,385 7,564 4,195 7,442 292 9,941 9,017 5,489 251 251 472 985 1,628
2009-10 22,258 7,426 7,608 3,951 7,824 275 10,805 8,750 5,590 265 250 479 919 1,580
2010-11 22,927 7,626 7,761 4,797 8,323 299 11,330 9,091 5,664 281 244 479 1,059 1,819
  Constant 2011-12 dollars1
Total                            
1977-78 11,638 6,266 6,319 6,145 1,892 348 5,122 3,221 3,268 395 380 290 1,045
1982-83 13,445 6,332 6,355 6,267 2,577 349 4,621 3,800 3,969 339 321 265 2,121
1987-88 14,197 7,223 6,863 7,913 3,304 260 3,113 3,937 4,673 263 350 373 1,406
1989-90 14,770 7,255 7,122 7,513 4,192 263 3,711 4,738 4,954 218 327 88 1,141
1992-93 16,721 7,021 7,012 7,042 5,215 285 3,507 4,110 5,058 228 378 549 1,396
                             
1997-98 17,254 7,441 7,309 7,735 4,974 307 3,891 5,768 5,012 222 274 478 2,112 1,467
1998-99 17,398 7,269 7,286 7,230 5,153 295 4,166 5,114 5,072 210 263 480 1,752 1,169
1999-2000 17,779 7,114 7,211 6,889 5,362 319 4,519 5,628 5,099 197 255 462 2,032 1,751
2001-02 18,400 7,076 7,328 6,547 6,119 320 4,453 6,298 5,209 210 295 514 853 1,618
2002-03 19,434 7,225 7,547 6,508 6,743 330 4,134 5,409 5,196 212 264 513 996 1,578
                             
2003-04 20,100 7,209 7,533 6,457 7,239 319 4,288 7,461 5,210 233 263 532 1,163 1,775
2004-05 20,500 7,374 7,632 6,746 7,495 323 4,834 4,958 5,169 267 236 571 1,012 1,943
2005-06 20,679 7,321 7,515 6,873 7,849 320 5,159 6,403 5,090 261 240 541 1,252 1,666
2006-07 20,939 7,480 7,637 7,091 8,045 312 5,606 7,707 5,158 197 242 540 1,367 1,743
2007-08 21,237 7,560 7,677 7,274 8,208 304 6,027 7,993 5,131 181 231 547 1,260 1,834
                             
2008-09 21,554 7,656 7,840 7,206 8,375 309 5,933 9,543 5,214 179 226 528 1,226 1,632
2009-10 22,026 7,656 7,845 7,188 8,808 289 6,317 9,165 5,242 189 221 524 1,212 1,638
2010-11 22,381 7,654 7,897 7,084 9,102 290 6,583 9,337 5,190 226 216 517 1,226 1,591
                             
Public                            
1977-78 11,815 6,506 6,659 6,264 2,036 361 1,562 3,075 3,311 360 382 320 340
1982-83 13,726 6,599 6,678 6,437 2,756 355 1,335 2,381 4,037 321 325 267 2,273
1987-88 14,038 7,494 7,077 8,027 3,452 276 794 2,302 4,712 215 353 378 1,201
1989-90 14,985 7,502 7,398 7,633 4,346 277 1,085 3,166 4,965 173 327 107 1,078
1992-93 16,414 7,133 7,136 7,127 5,352 299 1,106 1,812 4,985 186 400 508 1,321
                             
1997-98 17,044 7,643 7,460 7,904 5,130 309 1,167 3,678 4,899 188 263 479 2,311 1,654
1998-99 16,862 7,259 7,234 7,296 5,297 279 1,145 2,525 4,913 175 253 482 1,731 981
1999-2000 17,147 7,067 7,120 6,990 5,553 319 1,293 3,068 4,920 162 237 467 2,154 1,710
2001-02 17,775 6,943 7,204 6,587 6,304 324 1,269 876 5,019 176 298 514 886 1,484
2002-03 18,865 7,127 7,458 6,652 6,954 343 1,223 3,018 5,005 177 248 502 1,090 1,591
                             
2003-04 19,463 7,040 7,391 6,517 7,492 321 1,249 5,611 4,981 211 252 520 1,102 1,632
2004-05 19,907 7,246 7,504 6,838 7,714 326 1,520 4,339 4,940 240 225 569 1,028 2,048
2005-06 20,120 7,214 7,385 6,951 8,150 319 1,695 5,052 4,845 240 231 510 1,383 1,486
2006-07 20,399 7,379 7,517 7,155 8,301 314 1,794 439 4,915 166 225 551 1,453 1,698
2007-08 20,687 7,518 7,601 7,387 8,447 311 1,951 3,636 4,882 146 212 559 1,300 1,629
                             
2008-09 20,967 7,587 7,730 7,358 8,564 308 1,989 4,914 4,937 147 205 541 1,320 1,564
2009-10 21,457 7,599 7,756 7,347 9,043 290 2,070 4,490 4,952 156 199 535 1,333 1,621
2010-11 21,856 7,576 7,839 7,182 9,318 277 2,384 4,942 4,890 202 197 529 1,289 1,361
                             
Private                            
1977-78 11,160 5,481 5,602 3,289 1,469 323 7,359 3,232 3,170 475 376 218 3,044
1982-83 12,664 5,426 5,573 3,004 2,055 338 7,889 4,169 3,821 394 312 262 492
1987-88 14,611 6,444 6,495 5,709 2,923 235 7,202 4,525 4,591 388 344 361 1,919
1989-90 14,256 6,555 6,663 4,441 3,785 240 7,633 5,434 4,929 338 327 44 1,276
1992-93 17,496 6,716 6,800 4,594 4,853 261 7,221 4,719 5,217 338 331 641 1,528
                             
1997-98 17,768 6,916 7,068 3,560 4,579 304 7,756 5,949 5,256 313 294 477 1,698 1,262
1998-99 18,697 7,295 7,368 5,365 4,796 319 9,296 5,443 5,414 303 284 477 1,815 1,411
1999-2000 19,311 7,232 7,354 4,508 4,890 319 9,343 5,846 5,477 286 289 450 1,789 1,803
2001-02 19,978 7,430 7,532 5,770 5,640 312 9,143 6,491 5,637 309 288 514 802 1,852
2002-03 20,819 7,474 7,688 3,728 6,203 311 8,676 5,434 5,611 308 295 536 786 1,559
                             
2003-04 21,629 7,637 7,760 5,167 6,597 317 9,149 7,465 5,707 292 283 559 1,293 1,937
2004-05 21,920 7,696 7,839 4,858 6,944 320 9,022 5,289 5,669 338 258 574 975 1,813
2005-06 22,023 7,590 7,726 5,760 7,084 322 9,828 6,863 5,620 315 255 603 984 1,896
2006-07 22,231 7,730 7,833 6,000 7,394 309 10,713 8,639 5,682 277 274 518 1,169 1,805
2007-08 22,556 7,665 7,801 5,206 7,591 293 11,145 8,034 5,671 272 266 523 1,180 2,090
                             
2008-09 22,958 7,829 8,018 4,447 7,889 309 10,539 9,559 5,819 266 266 501 1,045 1,726
2009-10 23,370 7,798 7,988 4,149 8,215 288 11,345 9,188 5,869 278 263 503 965 1,659
2010-11 23,599 7,850 7,988 4,938 8,566 307 11,662 9,358 5,830 290 251 493 1,090 1,872
—Not available.
1 Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index, prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to an academic-year basis.
NOTE: Data through 1992-93 are for institutions of higher education, while later data are for degree-granting institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Faculty Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits" surveys, 1977-78 and 1982-83; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Survey" (IPEDS-SA:87-99); and IPEDS Winter 2001-02 through Winter 2010-11, Human Resources component, Salaries section. (This table was prepared July 2012.)
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