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Human Resources (HR)
Human Resources (HR)

Human resources data measure the number and type of staff supporting postsecondary education. Because staffing patterns vary greatly across postsecondary institutions, IPEDS uses the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System to collect occupational activity.

Data collected include:

  • Employees by primary occupational activity, faculty status, and full- and part-time status;
  • Full-time instructional staff by academic rank, gender, and contract length/teaching period;
  • Full-time instructional faculty by rank, gender, and length of contract/teaching period and their salary outlays.

Data Presentation

Source: IPEDS Trend generator using Fall 2020 Human Resource data, view table
Source: IPEDS 2020-21 Spring surveys, Data Release Web tables, Human Resources survey component (provisional data), Table 7

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