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Table 245. Employees in degree-granting institutions, by employment status, sex, control and type of institution, and primary occupation: Fall 2007
Control and type of institution
and primary occupation
Full-time and part-time Full-time Part-time
Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females
Number Percentage distribution Number Percent
of all employees
Number Percent
of all employees
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
All institutions 3,561,428 100.0 1,650,350 1,911,078 53.7 2,281,223 64.1 1,042,024 1,239,199 1,280,205 608,326 671,879
Professional staff 2,629,401 73.8 1,302,131 1,327,270 50.5 1,526,823 58.1 757,208 769,615 1,102,578 544,923 557,655
Executive/administrative/managerial 217,518 6.1 102,258 115,260 53.0 210,257 96.7 99,587 110,670 7,261 2,671 4,590
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 1,371,390 38.5 743,812 627,578 45.8 703,463 51.3 409,115 294,348 667,927 334,697 333,230
Graduate assistants 328,979 9.2 173,121 155,858 47.4 328,979 173,121 155,858
Other professional 711,514 20.0 282,940 428,574 60.2 613,103 86.2 248,506 364,597 98,411 34,434 63,977
                         
Nonprofessional staff 932,027 26.2 348,219 583,808 62.6 754,400 80.9 284,816 469,584 177,627 63,403 114,224
Technical and paraprofessionals 192,974 5.4 79,271 113,703 58.9 152,654 79.1 64,086 88,568 40,320 15,185 25,135
Clerical and secretarial 445,109 12.5 65,870 379,239 85.2 349,275 78.5 41,249 308,026 95,834 24,621 71,213
Skilled crafts 61,973 1.7 58,057 3,916 6.3 59,345 95.8 56,311 3,034 2,628 1,746 882
Service and maintenance 231,971 6.5 145,021 86,950 37.5 193,126 83.3 123,170 69,956 38,845 21,851 16,994
                         
Public 4-year 1,741,699 100.0 822,840 918,859 52.8 1,180,486 67.8 556,846 623,640 561,213 265,994 295,219
Professional staff 1,278,894 73.4 643,974 634,920 49.6 791,021 61.9 404,110 386,911 487,873 239,864 248,009
Executive/administrative/managerial 81,364 4.7 40,651 40,713 50.0 78,488 96.5 39,535 38,953 2,876 1,116 1,760
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 518,221 29.8 295,966 222,255 42.9 354,290 68.4 214,736 139,554 163,931 81,230 82,701
Graduate assistants 266,429 15.3 139,488 126,941 47.6 266,429 139,488 126,941
Other professional 412,880 23.7 167,869 245,011 59.3 358,243 86.8 149,839 208,404 54,637 18,030 36,607
                         
Nonprofessional staff 462,805 26.6 178,866 283,939 61.4 389,465 84.2 152,736 236,729 73,340 26,130 47,210
Technical and paraprofessionals 100,769 5.8 41,960 58,809 58.4 82,967 82.3 35,120 47,847 17,802 6,840 10,962
Clerical and secretarial 202,153 11.6 27,812 174,341 86.2 163,223 80.7 17,289 145,934 38,930 10,523 28,407
Skilled crafts 40,866 2.3 38,674 2,192 5.4 39,786 97.4 37,861 1,925 1,080 813 267
Service and maintenance 119,017 6.8 70,420 48,597 40.8 103,489 87.0 62,466 41,023 15,528 7,954 7,574
                         
Public 2-year 620,784 100.0 266,145 354,639 57.1 300,948 48.5 121,980 178,968 319,836 144,165 175,671
Professional staff 449,372 72.4 204,580 244,792 54.5 187,129 41.6 81,653 105,476 262,243 122,927 139,316
Executive/administrative/managerial 27,363 4.4 12,622 14,741 53.9 26,597 97.2 12,303 14,294 766 319 447
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 358,925 57.8 169,225 189,700 52.9 112,870 31.4 52,642 60,228 246,055 116,583 129,472
Graduate assistants 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Other professional 63,084 10.2 22,733 40,351 64.0 47,662 75.6 16,708 30,954 15,422 6,025 9,397
                         
Nonprofessional staff 171,412 27.6 61,565 109,847 64.1 113,819 66.4 40,327 73,492 57,593 21,238 36,355
Technical and paraprofessionals 43,047 6.9 16,781 26,266 61.0 28,249 65.6 11,155 17,094 14,798 5,626 9,172
Clerical and secretarial 86,243 13.9 13,729 72,514 84.1 53,922 62.5 4,746 49,176 32,321 8,983 23,338
Skilled crafts 5,900 1.0 5,186 714 12.1 5,072 86.0 4,677 395 828 509 319
Service and maintenance 36,222 5.8 25,869 10,353 28.6 26,576 73.4 19,749 6,827 9,646 6,120 3,526
                         
Private 4-year1 1,157,226 100.0 544,896 612,330 52.9 772,224 66.7 352,645 419,579 385,002 192,251 192,751
Professional staff 867,234 74.9 439,443 427,791 49.3 527,273 60.8 262,675 264,598 339,961 176,768 163,193
Executive/administrative/managerial 103,183 8.9 46,744 56,439 54.7 99,674 96.6 45,548 54,126 3,509 1,196 2,313
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 472,628 40.8 268,790 203,838 43.1 226,375 47.9 137,016 89,359 246,253 131,774 114,479
Graduate assistants 62,550 5.4 33,633 28,917 46.2 62,550 33,633 28,917
Other professional 228,873 19.8 90,276 138,597 60.6 201,224 87.9 80,111 121,113 27,649 10,165 17,484
                         
Nonprofessional staff 289,992 25.1 105,453 184,539 63.6 244,951 84.5 89,970 154,981 45,041 15,483 29,558
Technical and paraprofessionals 48,175 4.2 20,118 28,057 58.2 40,709 84.5 17,481 23,228 7,466 2,637 4,829
Clerical and secretarial 151,354 13.1 23,423 127,931 84.5 127,691 84.4 18,479 109,212 23,663 4,944 18,719
Skilled crafts 15,088 1.3 14,119 969 6.4 14,396 95.4 13,706 690 692 413 279
Service and maintenance 75,375 6.5 47,793 27,582 36.6 62,155 82.5 40,304 21,851 13,220 7,489 5,731
                         
Private not-for-profit 4-year 1,016,690 100.0 473,463 543,227 53.4 714,515 70.3 327,160 387,355 302,175 146,303 155,872
Professional staff 743,614 73.1 374,251 369,363 49.7 484,123 65.1 242,524 241,599 259,491 131,727 127,764
Executive/administrative/managerial 94,129 9.3 42,399 51,730 55.0 90,760 96.4 41,256 49,504 3,369 1,143 2,226
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 382,390 37.6 217,794 164,596 43.0 215,509 56.4 130,660 84,849 166,881 87,134 79,747
Graduate assistants 62,440 6.1 33,600 28,840 46.2 62,440 33,600 28,840
Other professional 204,655 20.1 80,458 124,197 60.7 177,854 86.9 70,608 107,246 26,801 9,850 16,951
                         
Nonprofessional staff 273,076 26.9 99,212 173,864 63.7 230,392 84.4 84,636 145,756 42,684 14,576 28,108
Technical and paraprofessionals 46,395 4.6 18,974 27,421 59.1 39,361 84.8 16,526 22,835 7,034 2,448 4,586
Clerical and secretarial 137,800 13.6 19,472 118,328 85.9 115,560 83.9 14,913 100,647 22,240 4,559 17,681
Skilled crafts 14,979 1.5 14,056 923 6.2 14,303 95.5 13,653 650 676 403 273
Service and maintenance 73,902 7.3 46,710 27,192 36.8 61,168 82.8 39,544 21,624 12,734 7,166 5,568
                         
Private for-profit 4-year 140,536 100.0 71,433 69,103 49.2 57,709 41.1 25,485 32,224 82,827 45,948 36,879
Professional staff 123,620 88.0 65,192 58,428 47.3 43,150 34.9 20,151 22,999 80,470 45,041 35,429
Executive/administrative/managerial 9,054 6.4 4,345 4,709 52.0 8,914 98.5 4,292 4,622 140 53 87
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 90,238 64.2 50,996 39,242 43.5 10,866 12.0 6,356 4,510 79,372 44,640 34,732
Graduate assistants 110 0.1 33 77 70.0 110 33 77
Other professional 24,218 17.2 9,818 14,400 59.5 23,370 96.5 9,503 13,867 848 315 533
                         
Nonprofessional staff 16,916 12.0 6,241 10,675 63.1 14,559 86.1 5,334 9,225 2,357 907 1,450
Technical and paraprofessionals 1,780 1.3 1,144 636 35.7 1,348 75.7 955 393 432 189 243
Clerical and secretarial 13,554 9.6 3,951 9,603 70.8 12,131 89.5 3,566 8,565 1,423 385 1,038
Skilled crafts 109 0.1 63 46 42.2 93 85.3 53 40 16 10 6
Service and maintenance 1,473 1.0 1,083 390 26.5 987 67.0 760 227 486 323 163
                         
Private 2-year1 41,719 100.0 16,469 25,250 60.5 27,565 66.1 10,553 17,012 14,154 5,916 8,238
Professional staff 33,901 81.3 14,134 19,767 58.3 21,400 63.1 8,770 12,630 12,501 5,364 7,137
Executive/administrative/managerial 5,608 13.4 2,241 3,367 60.0 5,498 98.0 2,201 3,297 110 40 70
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 21,616 51.8 9,831 11,785 54.5 9,928 45.9 4,721 5,207 11,688 5,110 6,578
Graduate assistants 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Other professional 6,677 16.0 2,062 4,615 69.1 5,974 89.5 1,848 4,126 703 214 489
                         
Nonprofessional staff 7,818 18.7 2,335 5,483 70.1 6,165 78.9 1,783 4,382 1,653 552 1,101
Technical and paraprofessionals 983 2.4 412 571 58.1 729 74.2 330 399 254 82 172
Clerical and secretarial 5,359 12.8 906 4,453 83.1 4,439 82.8 735 3,704 920 171 749
Skilled crafts 119 0.3 78 41 34.5 91 76.5 67 24 28 11 17
Service and maintenance 1,357 3.3 939 418 30.8 906 66.8 651 255 451 288 163
                         
Private not-for-profit 2-year 6,707 100.0 2,490 4,217 62.9 4,161 62.0 1,558 2,603 2,546 932 1,614
Professional staff 5,314 79.2 2,049 3,265 61.4 3,136 59.0 1,226 1,910 2,178 823 1,355
Executive/administrative/managerial 749 11.2 330 419 55.9 724 96.7 320 404 25 10 15
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 3,485 52.0 1,329 2,156 61.9 1,545 44.3 597 948 1,940 732 1,208
Graduate assistants 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Other professional 1,080 16.1 390 690 63.9 867 80.3 309 558 213 81 132
                         
Nonprofessional staff 1,393 20.8 441 952 68.3 1,025 73.6 332 693 368 109 259
Technical and paraprofessionals 210 3.1 89 121 57.6 161 76.7 68 93 49 21 28
Clerical and secretarial 655 9.8 42 613 93.6 477 72.8 20 457 178 22 156
Skilled crafts 44 0.7 36 8 18.2 39 88.6 34 5 5 2 3
Service and maintenance 484 7.2 274 210 43.4 348 71.9 210 138 136 64 72
                         
Private for-profit 2-year 35,012 100.0 13,979 21,033 60.1 23,404 66.8 8,995 14,409 11,608 4,984 6,624
Professional staff 28,587 81.6 12,085 16,502 57.7 18,264 63.9 7,544 10,720 10,323 4,541 5,782
Executive/administrative/managerial 4,859 13.9 1,911 2,948 60.7 4,774 98.3 1,881 2,893 85 30 55
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 18,131 51.8 8,502 9,629 53.1 8,383 46.2 4,124 4,259 9,748 4,378 5,370
Graduate assistants 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Other professional 5,597 16.0 1,672 3,925 70.1 5,107 91.2 1,539 3,568 490 133 357
                         
Nonprofessional staff 6,425 18.4 1,894 4,531 70.5 5,140 80.0 1,451 3,689 1,285 443 842
Technical and paraprofessionals 773 2.2 323 450 58.2 568 73.5 262 306 205 61 144
Clerical and secretarial 4,704 13.4 864 3,840 81.6 3,962 84.2 715 3,247 742 149 593
Skilled crafts 75 0.2 42 33 44.0 52 69.3 33 19 23 9 14
Service and maintenance 873 2.5 665 208 23.8 558 63.9 441 117 315 224 91
†Not applicable.
1 Includes not-for-profit and for-profit private institutions.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant Associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Beginning in 2007, includes institutions with fewer than 15 full-time employees; these institutions did not report staff data prior to 2007. By definition, all graduate assistants are part-time. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2007–08. (This table was prepared October 2008.)

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