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Table 316.70. Average benefit expenditure for full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by type of benefit and control of institution: Selected years, 1977-78 through 2010-11
Control of institution 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 2012-13 dollars1 
Total                            
1977-78 11,832 6,370 6,425 6,247 1,924 354 5,208 3,274 3,322 401 386 295 1,062
1982-83 13,668 6,437 6,461 6,371 2,620 355 4,698 3,863 4,035 345 326 270 2,156
1987-88 14,433 7,343 6,978 8,045 3,359 264 3,165 4,002 4,751 268 356 379 1,429
1989-90 15,015 7,376 7,241 7,638 4,261 267 3,772 4,816 5,036 221 332 89 1,160
1992-93 16,999 7,138 7,128 7,159 5,302 290 3,565 4,178 5,142 232 385 558 1,419
                             
1997-98 17,541 7,565 7,430 7,864 5,057 312 3,956 5,864 5,096 225 278 486 2,147 1,491
1998-99 17,688 7,390 7,407 7,350 5,238 300 4,235 5,199 5,157 214 268 488 1,781 1,189
1999-2000 18,075 7,232 7,331 7,004 5,451 324 4,594 5,721 5,184 200 259 469 2,066 1,781
2001-02 18,706 7,194 7,450 6,656 6,221 325 4,528 6,403 5,296 213 300 522 867 1,644
2002-03 19,758 7,345 7,673 6,616 6,856 335 4,203 5,499 5,282 216 268 522 1,012 1,604
                             
2003-04 20,435 7,329 7,659 6,565 7,359 324 4,359 7,585 5,297 237 267 541 1,182 1,805
2004-05 20,841 7,497 7,759 6,858 7,620 329 4,915 5,040 5,255 272 240 580 1,029 1,976
2005-06 21,023 7,443 7,640 6,988 7,980 325 5,245 6,510 5,174 265 244 550 1,273 1,694
2006-07 21,287 7,604 7,764 7,209 8,179 317 5,700 7,835 5,243 200 246 549 1,389 1,772
2007-08 21,590 7,686 7,805 7,395 8,344 309 6,127 8,126 5,216 184 235 556 1,281 1,865
                             
2008-09 21,913 7,783 7,971 7,326 8,514 314 6,032 9,701 5,301 182 230 537 1,246 1,659
2009-10 22,393 7,783 7,976 7,308 8,955 294 6,422 9,318 5,330 192 225 533 1,232 1,666
2010-11 22,754 7,781 8,028 7,202 9,254 294 6,693 9,492 5,276 230 220 525 1,246 1,618
                             
Public                            
1977-78 12,011 6,615 6,770 6,368 2,070 367 1,588 3,126 3,366 366 388 326 346
1982-83 13,955 6,709 6,789 6,544 2,802 361 1,358 2,421 4,104 327 330 271 2,311
1987-88 14,272 7,619 7,195 8,160 3,510 280 808 2,340 4,790 218 359 384 1,221
1989-90 15,234 7,627 7,521 7,760 4,419 281 1,103 3,219 5,048 176 332 109 1,096
1992-93 16,688 7,251 7,255 7,246 5,441 304 1,125 1,842 5,068 189 406 517 1,343
                             
1997-98 17,327 7,770 7,584 8,035 5,215 314 1,187 3,739 4,981 191 268 487 2,350 1,681
1998-99 17,143 7,380 7,354 7,418 5,385 283 1,164 2,567 4,995 178 257 490 1,760 997
1999-2000 17,433 7,185 7,238 7,106 5,646 324 1,314 3,120 5,002 165 241 475 2,190 1,738
2001-02 18,071 7,059 7,323 6,697 6,408 330 1,291 891 5,102 179 303 522 901 1,508
2002-03 19,179 7,245 7,582 6,762 7,070 349 1,243 3,068 5,088 180 252 510 1,108 1,618
                             
2003-04 19,787 7,157 7,514 6,626 7,617 326 1,270 5,704 5,064 215 256 528 1,120 1,659
2004-05 20,238 7,366 7,629 6,952 7,842 331 1,545 4,411 5,022 244 228 578 1,045 2,082
2005-06 20,455 7,334 7,508 7,067 8,285 324 1,724 5,136 4,926 244 235 519 1,406 1,511
2006-07 20,739 7,502 7,642 7,274 8,439 319 1,824 446 4,996 169 229 560 1,477 1,726
2007-08 21,031 7,643 7,727 7,510 8,588 316 1,983 3,696 4,963 149 216 568 1,322 1,656
                             
2008-09 21,316 7,713 7,859 7,481 8,707 313 2,022 4,995 5,019 149 209 550 1,342 1,590
2009-10 21,814 7,725 7,885 7,470 9,194 295 2,105 4,565 5,035 158 202 543 1,355 1,648
2010-11 22,220 7,702 7,969 7,301 9,473 282 2,424 5,024 4,971 205 201 538 1,311 1,384
                             
Private                            
1977-78 11,345 5,573 5,695 3,344 1,494 329 7,481 3,286 3,223 483 382 222 3,095
1982-83 12,875 5,516 5,666 3,054 2,089 344 8,021 4,238 3,885 401 317 266 501
1987-88 14,854 6,551 6,603 5,804 2,972 239 7,322 4,600 4,668 394 349 367 1,951
1989-90 14,493 6,664 6,774 4,515 3,848 244 7,760 5,524 5,011 343 332 45 1,298
1992-93 17,787 6,828 6,913 4,671 4,933 265 7,342 4,798 5,303 344 336 652 1,553
                             
1997-98 18,064 7,031 7,185 3,620 4,655 309 7,885 6,048 5,343 318 299 485 1,726 1,283
1998-99 19,008 7,416 7,491 5,454 4,876 324 9,451 5,533 5,504 308 289 485 1,845 1,435
1999-2000 19,633 7,352 7,477 4,583 4,971 324 9,499 5,943 5,568 291 294 457 1,819 1,833
2001-02 20,311 7,553 7,657 5,866 5,734 318 9,295 6,600 5,731 314 293 523 815 1,883
2002-03 21,165 7,599 7,816 3,790 6,307 316 8,821 5,524 5,704 313 300 545 799 1,585
                             
2003-04 21,989 7,764 7,889 5,253 6,707 322 9,301 7,589 5,802 297 288 568 1,314 1,969
2004-05 22,285 7,825 7,970 4,939 7,060 325 9,172 5,377 5,764 343 262 584 991 1,843
2005-06 22,390 7,717 7,855 5,856 7,202 327 9,991 6,977 5,713 320 259 613 1,000 1,928
2006-07 22,601 7,859 7,964 6,100 7,517 315 10,892 8,783 5,776 281 278 526 1,189 1,835
2007-08 22,932 7,793 7,931 5,293 7,718 297 11,331 8,168 5,765 276 271 532 1,199 2,125
                             
2008-09 23,340 7,959 8,152 4,521 8,021 315 10,714 9,719 5,916 271 270 509 1,062 1,755
2009-10 23,759 7,927 8,121 4,218 8,352 293 11,533 9,341 5,967 283 267 511 981 1,686
2010-11 23,992 7,981 8,121 5,020 8,709 312 11,856 9,513 5,927 294 255 501 1,109 1,903
—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 October 2013.)
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