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Table SP63. Standard errors for the percentage of teaching faculty in 4-year and 2-year institutions who are somewhat or very satisfied with their job overall, by control and level of institution, curriculum area, and career teaching field: 2003–04
Control and level of institution, curriculum area, and career teaching field Percent somewhat or
very satisfied with their
job overall
All teaching faculty 0.25
Control and level of institution  
Public 4-year 0.46
Private not-for-profit 4-year 0.46
Public 2-year 0.39
Private not-for-profit 2-year 2.81
Faculty in career teaching fields 0.26
Public 4-year 0.54
Private not-for-profit 4-year 0.52
Public 2-year 0.45
Private not-for-profit 2-year 4.34
Faculty in academic teaching fields 0.39
Public 4-year 0.60
Private not-for-profit 4-year 0.73
Public 2-year 0.65
Private not-for-profit 2-year
Faculty in unknown teaching fields 2.23
Public 4-year
Private not-for-profit 4-year
Public 2-year 0.35
Private not-for-profit 2-year
Career teaching field  
Agriculture and natural resources 2.17
Business and marketing 0.76
Communications and design 1.37
Computer and information sciences 1.21
Consumer services 1.06
Education 0.65
Engineering, architecture, and science technologies 1.12
Health sciences 0.76
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation 3.35
Protective services 2.57
Public, legal, and social services 1.10
Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003–04 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:04) Data Analysis System (DAS).

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