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Table 257. Average salary of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in degree-granting institutions, by academic rank, control and type of institution, and sex: Selected years, 1970–71 through 2007–08
Sex and academic year All faculty Academic rank Public institutions Private institutions
Professor Associate professor Assistant professor Instructor Lecturer No rank Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
  Current dollars
Total                          
1970–71 $12,710 $17,958 $13,563 $11,176 $9,360 $11,196 $12,333 $12,953 $13,121 $12,644 $11,619 $11,824 $8,664
1972–73 13,856 19,191 14,580 12,032 10,737 11,637 12,676 14,016 14,417 12,919 13,452 13,622 9,288
1974–75 15,622 21,277 16,146 13,295 12,691 12,575 13,532 15,879 16,271 14,897 14,912 15,092 10,242
1975–76 16,659 22,649 17,065 13,986 13,672 12,906 15,196 16,942 17,400 15,820 15,921 16,116 10,901
1978–79 19,820 26,470 20,047 16,374 13,193 15,281 18,725 20,179 20,722 18,844 18,807 19,010 12,496
1979–80 21,348 28,388 21,451 17,465 14,023 16,122 20,262 21,798 22,349 20,429 20,105 20,318 13,250
                           
1980–81 23,302 30,753 23,214 18,901 15,178 17,301 22,334 23,745 24,373 22,177 22,093 22,325 15,065
1981–82 25,449 33,437 25,278 20,608 16,450 18,756 24,331 25,886 26,591 24,193 24,255 24,509 15,926
1982–83 27,196 35,540 26,921 22,056 17,601 20,072 25,557 27,488 28,293 25,567 26,393 26,691 16,595
1984–85 30,447 39,743 29,945 24,668 20,230 22,334 27,683 30,646 31,764 27,864 29,910 30,247 18,510
1985–86 32,392 42,268 31,787 26,277 20,918 23,770 29,088 32,750 34,033 29,590 31,402 31,732 19,436
                           
1987–88 35,897 47,040 35,231 29,110 22,728 25,977 31,532 36,231 37,840 32,209 35,049 35,346 21,867
1989–90 40,133 52,810 39,392 32,689 25,030 28,990 34,559 40,416 42,365 35,516 39,464 39,817 24,601
1990–91 42,165 55,540 41,414 34,434 26,332 30,097 36,395 42,317 44,510 37,055 41,788 42,224 24,088
1991–92 43,851 57,433 42,929 35,745 30,916 30,456 37,783 43,641 45,638 38,959 44,376 44,793 25,673
1992–93 44,714 58,788 43,945 36,625 28,499 30,543 37,771 44,197 46,515 38,935 45,985 46,427 26,105
                           
1993–94 46,364 60,649 45,278 37,630 28,828 32,729 40,584 45,920 48,019 41,040 47,465 47,880 28,435
1994–95 47,811 62,709 46,713 38,756 29,665 33,198 41,227 47,432 49,738 42,101 48,741 49,379 25,613
1995–96 49,309 64,540 47,966 39,696 30,344 34,136 42,996 48,837 51,172 43,295 50,466 50,819 31,915
1996–97 50,829 66,659 49,307 40,687 31,193 34,962 44,200 50,303 52,718 44,584 52,112 52,443 32,628
1997–98 52,335 68,731 50,828 41,830 32,449 35,484 45,268 51,638 54,114 45,919 54,039 54,379 33,592
                           
1998–99 54,097 71,322 52,576 43,348 33,819 36,819 46,250 53,319 55,948 47,285 55,981 56,284 34,821
1999–2000 55,888 74,410 54,524 44,978 34,918 38,194 47,389 55,011 57,950 48,240 58,013 58,323 35,925
2001–02 59,742 80,792 58,724 48,796 46,959 41,798 46,569 58,524 62,013 50,837 62,818 63,088 33,139
2002–03 61,330 83,466 60,471 50,552 48,304 42,622 46,338 60,014 63,486 52,330 64,533 64,814 34,826
2003–04 62,579 85,333 61,746 51,798 49,065 43,648 47,725 60,874 64,340 53,076 66,666 66,932 36,322
                           
2004–05 64,234 88,158 63,558 53,308 49,730 44,514 48,942 62,346 66,053 53,932 68,755 68,995 37,329
2005–06 66,172 91,208 65,714 55,106 50,883 45,896 50,425 64,158 67,951 55,405 71,016 71,263 38,549
2006–07 68,585 94,870 68,153 57,143 53,278 47,478 52,161 66,566 70,460 57,466 73,419 73,636 41,138
2007–08 71,085 98,548 70,826 59,294 55,325 49,392 54,405 68,981 72,857 59,646 76,133 76,341 43,402
                           
Males                          
1972–73 14,422 19,414 14,723 12,193 11,147 12,106 13,047 14,545 14,944 13,268 14,116 14,253 9,571
1974–75 16,303 21,532 16,282 13,458 13,350 13,232 14,008 16,522 16,918 15,350 15,709 15,852 10,633
1975–76 17,414 22,902 17,209 14,174 14,430 13,579 15,761 17,661 18,121 16,339 16,784 16,946 11,378
1978–79 20,777 26,727 20,221 16,602 13,441 15,927 19,400 21,080 21,628 19,475 19,935 20,086 13,048
1979–80 22,394 28,672 21,651 17,720 14,323 16,932 20,901 22,789 23,350 21,131 21,317 21,472 13,938
                           
1980–81 24,499 31,082 23,451 19,227 15,545 18,281 23,170 24,873 25,509 22,965 23,493 23,669 16,075
1981–82 26,796 33,799 25,553 21,025 16,906 19,721 25,276 27,149 27,864 25,085 25,849 26,037 16,834
1982–83 28,664 35,956 27,262 22,586 18,160 21,225 26,541 28,851 29,661 26,524 28,159 28,380 17,346
1984–85 32,182 40,269 30,392 25,330 21,159 23,557 28,670 32,240 33,344 28,891 32,028 32,278 19,460
1985–86 34,294 42,833 32,273 27,094 21,693 25,238 30,267 34,528 35,786 30,758 33,656 33,900 20,412
                           
1987–88 38,112 47,735 35,823 30,086 23,645 27,652 32,747 38,314 39,898 33,477 37,603 37,817 22,641
1989–90 42,763 53,650 40,131 33,781 25,933 31,162 35,980 42,959 44,834 37,081 42,312 42,595 25,218
1990–91 45,065 56,549 42,239 35,636 27,388 32,398 38,036 45,084 47,168 38,787 45,019 45,319 25,937
1991–92 46,848 58,494 43,814 36,969 33,359 32,843 39,422 46,483 48,401 40,811 47,733 48,042 26,825
1992–93 47,866 59,972 44,855 37,842 29,583 32,512 39,365 47,175 49,392 40,725 49,518 49,837 27,402
                           
1993–94 49,579 61,857 46,229 38,794 29,815 34,796 42,251 48,956 50,989 42,938 51,076 51,397 30,783
1994–95 51,228 64,046 47,705 39,923 30,528 35,082 43,103 50,629 52,874 44,020 52,653 53,036 29,639
1995–96 52,814 65,949 49,037 40,858 30,940 36,135 44,624 52,163 54,448 45,209 54,364 54,649 33,301
1996–97 54,465 68,214 50,457 41,864 31,738 36,932 45,688 53,737 56,162 46,393 56,185 56,453 34,736
1997–98 56,115 70,468 52,041 43,017 33,070 37,481 46,822 55,191 57,744 47,690 58,293 58,576 36,157
                           
1998–99 58,048 73,260 53,830 44,650 34,741 38,976 47,610 57,038 59,805 48,961 60,392 60,641 38,040
1999–2000 60,084 76,478 55,939 46,414 35,854 40,202 48,788 58,984 62,030 50,033 62,631 62,905 38,636
2001–02 64,320 83,356 60,300 50,518 48,844 44,519 48,049 62,835 66,577 52,360 67,871 68,100 33,395
2002–03 66,126 86,191 62,226 52,441 50,272 45,469 47,412 64,564 68,322 53,962 69,726 69,976 34,291
2003–04 67,485 88,262 63,466 53,649 50,985 46,214 48,973 65,476 69,248 54,623 72,021 72,250 35,604
                           
2004–05 69,337 91,290 65,394 55,215 51,380 46,929 50,102 67,130 71,145 55,398 74,318 74,540 34,970
2005–06 71,569 94,733 67,654 57,099 52,519 48,256 51,811 69,191 73,353 56,858 76,941 77,143 38,215
2006–07 74,167 98,563 70,168 59,150 55,061 49,641 53,665 71,797 76,072 58,971 79,491 79,663 41,196
2007–08 76,935 102,555 72,940 61,368 57,116 51,804 56,196 74,389 78,673 61,166 82,681 82,850 42,995
                           
Females                          
1972–73 11,925 17,123 13,827 11,510 10,098 10,775 11,913 12,250 12,300 12,165 11,044 11,219 8,888
1974–75 13,471 19,012 15,481 12,858 11,740 11,543 12,619 13,892 13,831 13,987 12,233 12,423 9,735
1975–76 14,308 20,308 16,364 13,522 12,572 11,901 14,094 14,762 14,758 14,769 13,030 13,231 10,201
1978–79 17,080 24,143 19,300 15,914 12,966 14,465 17,482 17,646 17,627 17,676 15,388 15,611 11,898
1979–80 18,396 25,910 20,642 16,974 13,750 15,142 19,069 19,042 18,985 19,134 16,539 16,787 12,541
                           
1980–81 19,996 27,959 22,295 18,302 14,854 16,168 20,843 20,673 20,608 20,778 18,073 18,326 13,892
1981–82 21,802 30,438 24,271 19,866 16,054 17,676 22,672 22,524 22,454 22,632 19,743 20,024 14,984
1982–83 23,261 32,221 25,738 21,130 17,102 18,830 23,855 23,892 23,876 23,917 21,451 21,785 15,845
1984–85 25,941 35,824 28,517 23,575 19,362 21,004 26,050 26,566 26,813 26,172 24,186 24,560 17,575
1985–86 27,576 38,252 30,300 24,966 20,237 22,273 27,171 28,299 28,680 27,693 25,523 25,889 18,504
                           
1987–88 30,499 42,371 33,528 27,600 21,962 24,370 29,605 31,215 31,820 30,228 28,621 28,946 21,215
1989–90 34,183 47,663 37,469 31,090 24,320 26,995 32,528 34,796 35,704 33,307 32,650 33,010 24,002
1990–91 35,881 49,728 39,329 32,724 25,534 28,111 34,179 36,459 37,573 34,720 34,359 34,898 22,585
1991–92 37,534 51,621 40,766 34,063 28,873 28,550 35,622 37,800 38,634 36,517 36,828 37,309 24,683
1992–93 38,385 52,755 41,861 35,032 27,700 28,922 35,792 38,356 39,470 36,710 38,460 38,987 25,068
                           
1993–94 40,058 54,746 43,178 36,169 28,136 31,048 38,474 40,118 41,031 38,707 39,902 40,378 26,142
1994–95 41,369 56,555 44,626 37,352 29,072 31,677 38,967 41,548 42,663 39,812 40,908 41,815 22,851
1995–96 42,871 58,318 45,803 38,345 29,940 32,584 41,085 42,871 43,986 41,086 42,871 43,236 30,671
1996–97 44,325 60,160 47,101 39,350 30,819 33,415 42,474 44,306 45,402 42,531 44,374 44,726 30,661
1997–98 45,775 61,965 48,597 40,504 32,011 33,918 43,491 45,648 46,709 43,943 46,106 46,466 30,995
                           
1998–99 47,421 64,236 50,347 41,894 33,152 35,115 44,723 47,247 48,355 45,457 47,874 48,204 31,524
1999–2000 48,997 67,079 52,091 43,367 34,228 36,607 45,865 48,714 50,168 46,340 49,737 50,052 32,951
2001–02 52,662 72,542 56,186 46,824 45,262 39,538 45,003 52,123 53,895 49,290 54,149 54,434 32,921
2002–03 54,105 75,028 57,716 48,380 46,573 40,265 45,251 53,435 55,121 50,717 55,881 56,158 35,296
2003–04 55,378 76,652 59,095 49,689 47,404 41,536 46,519 54,408 56,117 51,591 57,921 58,192 36,896
                           
2004–05 56,926 79,160 60,809 51,154 48,351 42,455 47,860 55,780 57,714 52,566 59,919 60,143 39,291
2005–06 58,665 81,514 62,860 52,901 49,533 43,934 49,172 57,462 59,437 54,082 61,830 62,092 38,786
2006–07 61,016 85,090 65,237 54,974 51,832 45,693 50,812 59,781 61,875 56,127 64,246 64,481 41,099
2007–08 63,347 88,301 67,816 57,111 53,889 47,407 52,837 62,129 64,226 58,318 66,528 66,745 43,670
  Constant 2006–07 dollars1 
Total                          
1970–71 65,312 92,280 69,699 57,431 48,097 57,534 63,378 66,565 67,428 64,975 59,705 60,762 44,522
1972–73 66,076 91,514 69,528 57,375 51,200 55,491 60,447 66,837 68,749 61,605 64,149 64,958 44,293
1974–75 61,574 83,863 63,640 52,401 50,020 49,566 53,337 62,586 64,134 58,718 58,774 59,485 40,368
1975–76 61,319 83,370 62,816 51,482 50,327 47,506 55,936 62,363 64,049 58,231 58,603 59,324 40,125
1978–79 59,067 78,885 59,744 48,798 39,316 45,538 55,802 60,136 61,754 56,157 56,048 56,651 37,240
1979–80 56,135 74,648 56,405 45,925 36,873 42,392 53,278 57,319 58,766 53,719 52,866 53,426 34,841
                           
1980–81 54,913 72,472 54,705 44,542 35,768 40,771 52,632 55,957 57,437 52,262 52,064 52,610 35,502
1981–82 55,204 72,531 54,833 44,703 35,683 40,685 52,779 56,151 57,681 52,479 52,614 53,166 34,546
1982–83 56,564 73,918 55,992 45,873 36,608 41,747 53,155 57,171 58,845 53,176 54,894 55,513 34,515
1984–85 58,765 76,707 57,796 47,611 39,045 43,106 53,430 59,149 61,307 53,780 57,728 58,379 35,726
1985–86 60,767 79,294 59,632 49,295 39,242 44,592 54,568 61,438 63,845 55,510 58,909 59,528 36,461
                           
1987–88 63,258 82,895 62,085 51,298 40,051 45,776 55,567 63,847 66,682 56,759 61,764 62,287 38,534
1989–90 64,522 84,902 63,331 52,554 40,241 46,608 55,560 64,977 68,110 57,099 63,446 64,015 39,551
1990–91 64,275 84,663 63,129 52,490 40,139 45,879 55,479 64,507 67,849 56,485 63,700 64,365 36,719
1991–92 64,770 84,830 63,407 52,797 45,664 44,984 55,807 64,459 67,408 57,544 65,544 66,160 37,920
1992–93 64,044 84,201 62,942 52,458 40,819 43,746 54,099 63,303 66,623 55,766 65,864 66,498 37,390
                           
1993–94 64,731 84,674 63,213 52,537 40,248 45,693 56,661 64,111 67,041 57,297 66,268 66,846 39,699
1994–95 64,891 85,110 63,401 52,601 40,262 45,057 55,954 64,376 67,505 57,141 66,152 67,018 34,762
1995–96 65,152 85,276 63,376 52,450 40,094 45,103 56,809 64,528 67,613 57,205 66,680 67,146 42,169
1996–97 65,297 85,633 63,342 52,267 40,072 44,913 56,781 64,621 67,723 57,274 66,945 67,370 41,915
1997–98 66,053 86,747 64,151 52,794 40,954 44,785 57,133 65,173 68,299 57,956 68,204 68,633 42,397
                           
1998–99 67,115 88,486 65,227 53,780 41,957 45,679 57,380 66,150 69,411 58,663 69,453 69,828 43,200
1999–2000 67,392 89,726 65,746 54,236 42,105 46,056 57,143 66,335 69,877 58,170 69,954 70,328 43,319
2001–02 68,440 92,556 67,275 55,901 53,796 47,885 53,350 67,045 71,042 58,239 71,964 72,275 37,964
2002–03 68,749 93,563 67,786 56,668 54,147 47,778 51,944 67,274 71,166 58,661 72,340 72,655 39,039
2003–04 68,647 93,608 67,733 56,821 53,823 47,881 52,353 66,777 70,580 58,223 73,131 73,422 39,844
                           
2004–05 68,405 93,882 67,685 56,769 52,959 47,404 52,120 66,393 70,341 57,434 73,219 73,475 39,753
2005–06 67,883 93,567 67,413 56,531 52,199 47,083 51,729 65,817 69,708 56,838 72,853 73,106 39,545
2006–07 68,585 94,870 68,153 57,143 53,278 47,478 52,161 66,566 70,460 57,466 73,419 73,636 41,138
2007–08 68,545 95,027 68,295 57,176 53,349 47,627 52,461 66,517 70,254 57,515 73,412 73,614 41,852
                           
Males                          
1972–73 68,774 92,580 70,210 58,145 53,157 57,727 62,217 69,362 71,262 63,271 67,314 67,968 45,641
1974–75 64,257 84,868 64,174 53,046 52,618 52,153 55,212 65,121 66,682 60,502 61,918 62,479 41,910
1975–76 64,099 84,301 63,344 52,175 53,116 49,983 58,015 65,010 66,701 60,145 61,782 62,376 41,881
1978–79 61,917 79,651 60,260 49,475 40,055 47,465 57,813 62,822 64,455 58,038 59,408 59,858 38,884
1979–80 58,885 75,394 56,932 46,595 37,663 44,522 54,959 59,925 61,400 55,564 56,055 56,461 36,651
                           
1980–81 57,734 73,247 55,264 45,310 36,633 43,080 54,602 58,615 60,114 54,119 55,363 55,778 37,882
1981–82 58,126 73,316 55,429 45,607 36,672 42,779 54,828 58,890 60,442 54,414 56,071 56,478 36,516
1982–83 59,617 74,783 56,701 46,976 37,770 44,145 55,201 60,006 61,691 55,166 58,567 59,026 36,077
1984–85 62,114 77,722 58,659 48,889 40,838 45,467 55,335 62,226 64,356 55,762 61,816 62,299 37,559
1985–86 64,335 80,354 60,543 50,828 40,696 47,346 56,780 64,774 67,134 57,701 63,138 63,596 38,292
                           
1987–88 67,161 84,118 63,128 53,019 41,667 48,729 57,707 67,517 70,309 58,994 66,264 66,642 39,898
1989–90 68,751 86,253 64,518 54,310 41,692 50,099 57,845 69,065 72,080 59,616 68,026 68,479 40,544
1990–91 68,696 86,201 64,387 54,321 41,750 49,386 57,980 68,725 71,901 59,126 68,626 69,083 39,537
1991–92 69,196 86,397 64,715 54,604 49,272 48,511 58,227 68,657 71,490 60,280 70,503 70,959 39,621
1992–93 68,558 85,898 64,246 54,201 42,372 46,567 56,383 67,568 70,745 58,330 70,925 71,382 39,247
                           
1993–94 69,218 86,360 64,542 54,161 41,626 48,579 58,988 68,349 71,187 59,947 71,309 71,757 42,978
1994–95 69,528 86,925 64,747 54,184 41,434 47,614 58,501 68,715 71,762 59,745 71,462 71,982 40,227
1995–96 69,782 87,138 64,792 53,985 40,881 47,745 58,962 68,922 71,941 59,734 71,830 72,207 44,000
1996–97 69,967 87,630 64,818 53,780 40,772 47,444 58,692 69,032 72,147 59,597 72,177 72,521 44,623
1997–98 70,824 88,939 65,682 54,292 41,739 47,306 59,095 69,658 72,880 60,191 73,573 73,931 45,635
                           
1998–99 72,017 90,890 66,783 55,394 43,101 48,355 59,068 70,764 74,197 60,743 74,925 75,234 47,195
1999–2000 72,451 92,220 67,453 55,967 43,234 48,477 58,830 71,124 74,798 60,332 75,522 75,853 46,589
2001–02 73,686 95,493 69,080 57,874 55,956 51,002 55,046 71,984 76,271 59,984 77,753 78,015 38,257
2002–03 74,126 96,618 69,753 58,785 56,353 50,969 53,148 72,374 76,587 60,490 78,161 78,441 38,439
2003–04 74,029 96,821 69,621 58,851 55,929 50,695 53,722 71,825 75,963 59,920 79,005 79,256 39,057
                           
2004–05 73,839 97,217 69,639 58,800 54,716 49,976 53,355 71,488 75,764 58,995 79,143 79,380 37,240
2005–06 73,420 97,183 69,403 58,575 53,877 49,504 53,151 70,980 75,250 58,328 78,931 79,138 39,204
2006–07 74,167 98,563 70,168 59,150 55,061 49,641 53,665 71,797 76,072 58,971 79,491 79,663 41,196
2007–08 74,187 98,891 70,334 59,176 55,075 49,953 54,188 71,731 75,863 58,980 79,727 79,890 41,459
                           
Females                          
1972–73 56,865 81,652 65,935 54,887 48,155 51,381 56,811 58,418 58,656 58,009 52,666 53,499 42,382
1974–75 53,095 74,935 61,020 50,679 46,274 45,496 49,736 54,753 54,515 55,130 48,217 48,965 38,370
1975–76 52,665 74,753 60,234 49,773 46,276 43,805 51,879 54,340 54,325 54,363 47,964 48,702 37,548
1978–79 50,901 71,949 57,517 47,424 38,640 43,106 52,099 52,587 52,531 52,675 45,858 46,524 35,456
1979–80 48,373 68,132 54,278 44,633 36,157 39,817 50,144 50,071 49,921 50,315 43,489 44,142 32,976
                           
1980–81 47,122 65,887 52,540 43,130 35,005 38,101 49,118 48,717 48,564 48,965 42,590 43,187 32,737
1981–82 47,293 66,026 52,648 43,093 34,824 38,343 49,180 48,858 48,707 49,093 42,826 43,435 32,503
1982–83 48,380 67,015 53,531 43,947 35,570 39,164 49,615 49,692 49,659 49,744 44,615 45,310 32,955
1984–85 50,068 69,143 55,040 45,501 37,370 40,539 50,278 51,274 51,751 50,514 46,681 47,403 33,921
1985–86 51,732 71,760 56,842 46,836 37,964 41,784 50,972 53,088 53,803 51,951 47,881 48,567 34,713
                           
1987–88 53,746 74,667 59,083 48,637 38,701 42,945 52,170 55,007 56,074 53,268 50,436 51,009 37,385
1989–90 54,956 76,627 60,239 49,983 39,099 43,401 52,296 55,942 57,402 53,547 52,491 53,070 38,588
1990–91 54,695 75,804 59,952 49,883 38,923 42,852 52,101 55,577 57,275 52,926 52,375 53,197 34,428
1991–92 55,439 76,246 60,212 50,312 42,647 42,169 52,615 55,832 57,064 53,937 54,396 55,106 36,458
1992–93 54,978 75,561 59,957 50,177 39,675 41,425 51,264 54,937 56,532 52,580 55,086 55,840 35,904
                           
1993–94 55,927 76,433 60,282 50,496 39,282 43,347 53,714 56,010 57,284 54,040 55,709 56,372 36,498
1994–95 56,148 76,758 60,568 50,695 39,458 42,992 52,887 56,390 57,903 54,034 55,521 56,752 31,014
1995–96 56,645 77,054 60,519 50,665 39,559 43,053 54,285 56,645 58,118 54,287 56,645 57,127 40,526
1996–97 56,941 77,283 60,508 50,550 39,591 42,926 54,564 56,916 58,325 54,636 57,004 57,457 39,388
1997–98 57,774 78,207 61,336 51,121 40,402 42,809 54,891 57,613 58,952 55,462 58,192 58,646 39,120
                           
1998–99 58,832 79,694 62,463 51,975 41,130 43,565 55,485 58,617 59,991 56,396 59,395 59,804 39,110
1999–2000 59,082 80,886 62,813 52,294 41,273 44,142 55,305 58,741 60,494 55,878 59,975 60,355 39,733
2001–02 60,330 83,104 64,367 53,642 51,852 45,294 51,555 59,712 61,743 56,467 62,034 62,360 37,714
2002–03 60,650 84,104 64,699 54,232 52,207 45,136 50,725 59,899 61,789 56,853 62,641 62,952 39,566
2003–04 60,748 84,085 64,826 54,508 52,001 45,564 51,030 59,684 61,559 56,594 63,538 63,835 40,474
                           
2004–05 60,622 84,299 64,757 54,475 51,490 45,211 50,967 59,402 61,461 55,979 63,809 64,048 41,842
2005–06 60,182 83,622 64,485 54,269 50,814 45,070 50,444 58,948 60,974 55,481 63,429 63,698 39,789
2006–07 61,016 85,090 65,237 54,974 51,832 45,693 50,812 59,781 61,875 56,127 64,246 64,481 41,099
2007–08 61,084 85,146 65,393 55,071 51,963 45,713 50,949 59,909 61,931 56,235 64,151 64,361 42,110
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 1995–96 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. The degree-granting clas-sification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, but it includes more 2-year colleges and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not grant degrees. (See Guide to Sources for details.) Data for 1987–88 and later years include imputations for nonrespondent institutions.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Faculty Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Ben-efits" surveys, 1970–71 through 1985–86; and 1987–88 through 2007–08 Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System, "Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Survey" (IPEDS-SA:87–99), and Winter 2001–02 through Winter 2007–08. (This table was prepared October 2008.)

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