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Table 316.70. Average benefit expenditure for full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by type of benefit and control of institution: Selected years, 1977-78 through 2010-11
Control of institution and year Average total
benefit per
full-time
faculty
member
Average benefit expenditure per full-time faculty member receiving benefit
Retirement plans Medical/ dental plans Guaranteed disability income protection Tuition plan for depen- dents Housing plan Social Security taxes Unemploy- ment compensa-tion taxes Group life insur- ance Worker's compen- sation taxes Other insur- ance Other benefits
Total Vested within 5 years Vested after 5 years
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
  Current dollars
Total                            
1977-78 $3,203 $1,725 $1,739 $1,691 $521 $96 $1,410 $886 $899 $109 $105 $80 $288
1982-83 5,799 2,731 2,741 2,703 1,111 151 1,993 1,639 1,712 146 138 114 915
1987-88 7,227 3,677 3,494 4,028 1,682 132 1,585 2,004 2,379 134 178 190 716
1989-90 8,241 4,048 3,974 4,192 2,339 147 2,070 2,643 2,764 121 182 49 637
1992-93 10,473 4,397 4,391 4,410 3,266 179 2,196 2,574 3,168 143 237 344 874
                             
1997-98 12,263 5,289 5,195 5,498 3,535 218 2,765 4,100 3,562 158 195 340 $1,501 1,043
1998-99 12,580 5,256 5,268 5,228 3,726 213 3,012 3,698 3,668 152 190 347 1,267 845
1999-2000 13,227 5,292 5,365 5,125 3,989 237 3,362 4,187 3,793 146 190 343 1,512 1,303
2001-02 14,408 5,541 5,738 5,126 4,792 250 3,487 4,931 4,079 164 231 402 668 1,267
2002-03 15,552 5,781 6,039 5,208 5,396 264 3,308 4,329 4,158 170 211 411 797 1,263
                             
2003-04 16,437 5,895 6,161 5,281 5,919 261 3,506 6,101 4,260 191 215 435 951 1,452
2004-05 17,269 6,211 6,429 5,682 6,314 272 4,072 4,176 4,354 225 199 481 853 1,637
2005-06 18,082 6,402 6,571 6,010 6,863 280 4,511 5,599 4,451 228 210 473 1,095 1,457
2006-07 18,783 6,710 6,851 6,361 7,217 280 5,029 6,914 4,627 176 217 484 1,226 1,564
2007-08 19,756 7,033 7,142 6,767 7,635 282 5,607 7,436 4,773 168 215 509 1,172 1,706
                             
2008-09 20,332 7,222 7,396 6,797 7,900 291 5,596 9,001 4,918 169 213 498 1,156 1,540
2009-10 20,978 7,292 7,472 6,846 8,389 276 6,016 8,729 4,993 180 211 499 1,155 1,561
2010-11 21,744 7,436 7,672 6,883 8,843 281 6,396 9,071 5,042 219 210 502 1,191 1,546
                             
Public                            
1977-78 3,252 1,791 1,833 1,724 560 99 430 846 911 99 105 88 94
1982-83 5,920 2,846 2,880 2,776 1,189 153 576 1,027 1,741 139 140 115 980
1987-88 7,146 3,815 3,602 4,086 1,757 140 404 1,172 2,399 109 180 192 611
1989-90 8,361 4,186 4,128 4,259 2,425 154 605 1,767 2,771 97 182 60 602
1992-93 10,280 4,467 4,469 4,464 3,352 188 693 1,135 3,122 117 250 318 827
                             
1997-98 12,114 5,432 5,302 5,617 3,646 219 830 2,614 3,482 133 187 340 1,643 1,175
1998-99 12,192 5,249 5,230 5,276 3,830 202 828 1,826 3,553 127 183 348 1,252 709
1999-2000 12,756 5,258 5,297 5,200 4,131 237 962 2,283 3,660 121 176 347 1,603 1,272
2001-02 13,919 5,437 5,641 5,158 4,936 254 994 686 3,930 137 233 402 694 1,162
2002-03 15,097 5,703 5,968 5,323 5,565 274 978 2,415 4,005 142 198 402 872 1,274
                             
2003-04 15,916 5,757 6,044 5,330 6,127 262 1,022 4,589 4,073 173 206 425 901 1,334
2004-05 16,769 6,104 6,321 5,760 6,498 274 1,280 3,655 4,161 202 189 479 866 1,725
2005-06 17,594 6,308 6,458 6,078 7,126 279 1,483 4,418 4,237 210 202 446 1,209 1,299
2006-07 18,299 6,620 6,743 6,419 7,446 281 1,609 393 4,409 149 202 494 1,303 1,523
2007-08 19,245 6,994 7,071 6,872 7,858 289 1,815 3,382 4,542 136 197 520 1,209 1,516
                             
2008-09 19,778 7,156 7,292 6,941 8,079 291 1,876 4,635 4,657 138 194 511 1,245 1,475
2009-10 20,435 7,237 7,387 6,998 8,613 276 1,972 4,276 4,717 148 189 509 1,269 1,543
2010-11 21,234 7,360 7,616 6,977 9,053 269 2,317 4,802 4,750 196 192 514 1,253 1,322
                             
Private                            
1977-78 3,071 1,509 1,542 905 404 89 2,025 890 873 131 103 60 838
1982-83 5,462 2,340 2,404 1,295 886 146 3,403 1,798 1,648 170 134 113 212
1987-88 7,438 3,280 3,306 2,906 1,488 120 3,666 2,303 2,337 197 175 184 977
1989-90 7,954 3,657 3,718 2,478 2,112 134 4,259 3,032 2,750 188 182 25 712
1992-93 10,958 4,206 4,259 2,877 3,039 163 4,523 2,956 3,267 212 207 402 957
                             
1997-98 12,629 4,915 5,023 2,531 3,255 216 5,513 4,228 3,735 222 209 339 1,207 897
1998-99 13,519 5,274 5,327 3,879 3,468 231 6,722 3,936 3,915 219 205 345 1,313 1,020
1999-2000 14,366 5,380 5,471 3,354 3,638 237 6,951 4,349 4,074 213 215 335 1,331 1,342
2001-02 15,644 5,818 5,897 4,518 4,416 245 7,159 5,083 4,414 242 225 403 628 1,450
2002-03 16,660 5,981 6,153 2,983 4,964 249 6,943 4,348 4,490 247 236 429 629 1,248
                             
2003-04 17,687 6,245 6,346 4,225 5,395 259 7,481 6,104 4,667 239 231 457 1,057 1,584
2004-05 18,465 6,483 6,603 4,092 5,849 269 7,600 4,455 4,775 284 217 484 821 1,527
2005-06 19,258 6,637 6,756 5,037 6,195 281 8,594 6,001 4,914 275 223 528 860 1,658
2006-07 19,942 6,935 7,027 5,382 6,632 278 9,610 7,750 5,097 248 246 465 1,049 1,619
2007-08 20,984 7,131 7,257 4,843 7,062 272 10,368 7,474 5,275 253 248 487 1,098 1,944
                             
2008-09 21,656 7,385 7,564 4,195 7,442 292 9,941 9,017 5,489 251 251 472 985 1,628
2009-10 22,258 7,426 7,608 3,951 7,824 275 10,805 8,750 5,590 265 250 479 919 1,580
2010-11 22,927 7,626 7,761 4,797 8,323 299 11,330 9,091 5,664 281 244 479 1,059 1,819
  Constant 2013-14 dollars1 
Total                            
1977-78 12,017 6,470 6,525 6,345 1,954 360 5,289 3,326 3,374 407 392 299 1,079
1982-83 13,882 6,538 6,562 6,471 2,661 360 4,771 3,923 4,098 350 331 274 2,190
1987-88 14,658 7,458 7,087 8,170 3,412 269 3,215 4,065 4,825 272 362 385 1,451
1989-90 15,250 7,491 7,354 7,758 4,328 271 3,831 4,892 5,115 225 337 91 1,179
1992-93 17,265 7,249 7,240 7,271 5,385 294 3,621 4,243 5,223 236 391 567 1,442
                             
1997-98 17,815 7,683 7,547 7,987 5,136 317 4,017 5,956 5,175 229 283 494 2,181 1,515
1998-99 17,964 7,505 7,523 7,465 5,320 304 4,301 5,280 5,237 217 272 496 1,809 1,207
1999-2000 18,358 7,345 7,446 7,113 5,536 329 4,666 5,811 5,265 203 263 477 2,098 1,808
2001-02 18,998 7,306 7,567 6,760 6,318 330 4,598 6,503 5,379 217 304 531 880 1,670
2002-03 20,066 7,459 7,792 6,720 6,963 341 4,268 5,585 5,365 219 272 530 1,028 1,629
                             
2003-04 20,754 7,443 7,778 6,667 7,474 330 4,427 7,704 5,379 241 271 550 1,201 1,833
2004-05 21,167 7,614 7,880 6,965 7,739 334 4,991 5,119 5,337 276 244 589 1,045 2,007
2005-06 21,351 7,559 7,759 7,097 8,104 330 5,326 6,611 5,255 270 247 559 1,293 1,720
2006-07 21,620 7,723 7,885 7,322 8,307 322 5,789 7,958 5,325 203 250 558 1,411 1,800
2007-08 21,927 7,806 7,927 7,511 8,475 313 6,223 8,253 5,298 187 238 565 1,301 1,894
                             
2008-09 22,255 7,905 8,095 7,440 8,647 319 6,126 9,853 5,384 185 234 546 1,266 1,685
2009-10 22,743 7,905 8,100 7,422 9,095 299 6,522 9,463 5,413 195 228 541 1,252 1,692
2010-11 23,109 7,903 8,154 7,315 9,398 299 6,797 9,641 5,359 233 223 534 1,266 1,643
                             
Public                            
1977-78 12,199 6,718 6,876 6,467 2,102 373 1,613 3,175 3,418 371 394 331 351
1982-83 14,173 6,814 6,895 6,646 2,845 366 1,379 2,459 4,168 332 335 275 2,347
1987-88 14,495 7,738 7,307 8,288 3,564 285 820 2,377 4,865 222 365 390 1,240
1989-90 15,472 7,746 7,638 7,881 4,488 286 1,120 3,269 5,127 179 337 110 1,113
1992-93 16,948 7,365 7,368 7,359 5,526 309 1,142 1,871 5,147 192 413 525 1,364
                             
1997-98 17,598 7,891 7,702 8,161 5,296 319 1,205 3,797 5,059 194 272 494 2,386 1,708
1998-99 17,411 7,495 7,469 7,534 5,469 288 1,183 2,607 5,073 181 261 497 1,788 1,013
1999-2000 17,705 7,297 7,352 7,217 5,734 329 1,335 3,168 5,080 168 245 482 2,224 1,766
2001-02 18,353 7,169 7,438 6,801 6,509 335 1,311 905 5,182 181 308 530 915 1,532
2002-03 19,479 7,358 7,701 6,868 7,180 354 1,262 3,116 5,168 183 256 518 1,126 1,643
                             
2003-04 20,096 7,269 7,632 6,729 7,736 331 1,290 5,794 5,143 218 260 537 1,138 1,685
2004-05 20,554 7,481 7,748 7,061 7,965 336 1,569 4,480 5,100 248 232 587 1,061 2,115
2005-06 20,774 7,448 7,625 7,177 8,415 329 1,751 5,216 5,003 248 239 527 1,427 1,534
2006-07 21,063 7,619 7,762 7,388 8,571 324 1,852 453 5,074 172 232 569 1,500 1,753
2007-08 21,359 7,762 7,848 7,627 8,722 321 2,014 3,754 5,041 151 219 577 1,342 1,682
                             
2008-09 21,649 7,833 7,982 7,598 8,843 318 2,054 5,073 5,097 151 212 559 1,363 1,615
2009-10 22,154 7,846 8,008 7,586 9,338 300 2,137 4,636 5,113 161 205 552 1,376 1,673
2010-11 22,567 7,822 8,094 7,415 9,621 286 2,462 5,103 5,049 208 204 546 1,331 1,405
                             
Private                            
1977-78 11,523 5,660 5,784 3,396 1,517 334 7,598 3,337 3,273 490 388 225 3,143
1982-83 13,076 5,602 5,755 3,101 2,122 349 8,146 4,304 3,945 407 322 270 508
1987-88 15,086 6,654 6,707 5,895 3,018 243 7,436 4,672 4,741 400 355 373 1,982
1989-90 14,720 6,768 6,880 4,585 3,908 248 7,881 5,611 5,090 349 337 46 1,318
1992-93 18,065 6,934 7,021 4,744 5,010 269 7,456 4,873 5,386 349 341 662 1,577
                             
1997-98 18,346 7,141 7,298 3,676 4,728 314 8,008 6,143 5,427 323 304 493 1,753 1,303
1998-99 19,305 7,532 7,608 5,539 4,952 329 9,598 5,620 5,590 313 293 492 1,874 1,457
1999-2000 19,939 7,467 7,593 4,655 5,049 329 9,647 6,036 5,655 296 299 465 1,848 1,862
2001-02 20,628 7,671 7,776 5,958 5,823 322 9,440 6,703 5,821 319 297 531 828 1,913
2002-03 21,496 7,717 7,938 3,849 6,405 321 8,959 5,611 5,793 318 305 554 812 1,610
                             
2003-04 22,332 7,885 8,012 5,335 6,811 327 9,446 7,708 5,893 301 292 577 1,335 2,000
2004-05 22,633 7,947 8,094 5,016 7,170 330 9,316 5,461 5,854 348 266 593 1,007 1,871
2005-06 22,740 7,837 7,977 5,947 7,314 332 10,148 7,086 5,803 325 263 623 1,016 1,958
2006-07 22,954 7,982 8,088 6,195 7,634 319 11,062 8,920 5,867 286 283 535 1,207 1,863
2007-08 23,290 7,914 8,055 5,375 7,838 302 11,508 8,296 5,855 281 275 541 1,218 2,158
                             
2008-09 23,704 8,083 8,279 4,591 8,146 320 10,882 9,870 6,009 275 274 517 1,079 1,782
2009-10 24,130 8,051 8,248 4,284 8,482 298 11,714 9,487 6,060 287 271 519 996 1,713
2010-11 24,366 8,105 8,248 5,099 8,845 317 12,042 9,662 6,020 299 259 509 1,126 1,933
—Not available.
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 1992-93 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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Faculty Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits" surveys, 1977-78 and 1982-83; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Survey" (IPEDS-SA:87-99); and IPEDS Winter 2001-02 through Winter 2010-11, Human Resources component, Salaries section. (This table was prepared March 2014.)

2014 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest