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Title:  Changes in Staff Distribution and Salaries of Full-Time Employees in Postsecondary Institutions: Fall 19932003
Description: Using data from the 1993 and 2003 Fall Staff Surveys, a component of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), this report examines the change in the number and composition of staff in U.S. postsecondary institutions and the change in average salaries of full-time staff between fall 1993 and fall 2003. Over the decade, the growth of the workforce at colleges and universities outpaced the growth of both the civilian labor force and student enrollment, continuing a pattern that began in the 1970s. The growth rate was higher for part-time employees than full-time employees, for female staff than male staff, for racial/ethnic minorities than Whites, and for professionals than nonprofessionals. Although the average salaries of full-time employees increased for each of the seven primary occupation categories, only the rate of increase for executive, administrative, and managerial positions (17 percent) exceeded the median for the overall U.S. family income (14 percent).
Online Availability:
Cover Date: July 2006
Web Release: August 2, 2006
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2006152
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Xiaojie Li
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Higher education
Postsecondary education
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.
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