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Digest of Education Statistics: 2015
Digest of Education Statistics: 2015

NCES 2016-014
December 2016


Table 314.40. Employees in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity, sex, employment status, control and level of institution, and primary occupation: Fall 2013
Sex, employment status, control and level of institution, and primary occupation Total White Minority Race/ ethnicity unknown Non-resident alien2
Total Percent1 Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or more races
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
All institutions 3,896,053 2,649,651 919,977 25.8 376,778 251,119 225,285 8,852 20,967 36,976 150,847 175,578
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 1,545,381 1,125,563 296,799 20.9 104,917 67,752 101,974 3,793 7,438 10,925 73,384 49,635
Instruction 1,437,789 1,066,564 274,426 20.5 101,217 63,982 88,265 3,668 7,044 10,250 68,981 27,818
Research 81,670 40,056 16,553 29.2 1,741 2,482 11,516 96 210 508 3,679 21,382
Public service 25,922 18,943 5,820 23.5 1,959 1,288 2,193 29 184 167 724 435
Graduate assistants 363,416 180,062 62,187 25.7 14,415 16,435 24,681 902 1,039 4,715 21,358 99,809
Librarians, curators, and archivists 44,677 35,043 8,305 19.2 3,289 2,139 2,051 76 259 491 1,019 310
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
158,653 108,451 41,820 27.8 19,965 12,285 5,862 449 1,314 1,945 6,655 1,727
Management 252,615 196,132 50,021 20.3 24,671 13,067 8,840 321 1,297 1,825 5,302 1,160
Business and financial operations 193,065 135,354 51,617 27.6 21,493 14,884 11,874 402 1,077 1,887 4,867 1,227
Computer, engineering, and science 231,714 156,406 57,358 26.8 14,534 13,761 25,483 384 1,053 2,143 6,286 11,664
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
167,466 121,347 39,194 24.4 18,787 11,745 5,257 487 982 1,936 5,862 1,063
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 117,576 76,574 32,488 29.8 12,249 7,085 11,881 163 420 690 4,588 3,926
Service occupations 241,064 131,160 100,668 43.4 55,886 32,713 7,922 580 1,860 1,707 7,224 2,012
Sales and related occupations 15,400 9,677 5,098 34.5 2,726 1,504 444 55 77 292 591 34
Office and administrative support 470,167 305,239 150,984 33.1 72,603 49,351 17,065 1,042 3,220 7,703 11,315 2,629
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 75,401 55,596 17,698 24.1 8,243 6,520 1,425 170 757 583 1,840 267
Production, transportation, and material moving 19,458 13,047 5,740 30.6 3,000 1,878 526 28 174 134 556 115
                         
Males 1,772,803 1,211,469 383,259 24.0 140,094 106,408 109,121 3,604 8,996 15,036 72,250 105,825
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 791,971 580,907 143,551 19.8 41,772 33,863 57,673 1,722 3,514 5,007 36,518 30,995
Instruction 731,068 548,657 131,800 19.4 40,349 32,030 49,715 1,668 3,349 4,689 34,156 16,455
Research 48,421 22,993 9,113 28.4 726 1,228 6,790 37 92 240 2,029 14,286
Public service 12,482 9,257 2,638 22.2 697 605 1,168 17 73 78 333 254
Graduate assistants 191,501 90,466 28,897 24.2 5,724 7,622 12,734 159 486 2,172 11,116 61,022
Librarians, curators, and archivists 13,019 10,361 2,207 17.6 727 738 517 18 59 148 341 110
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
52,255 35,621 13,321 27.2 5,951 4,082 2,088 134 445 621 2,525 788
Management 113,829 90,748 19,857 18.0 9,097 5,423 3,924 146 557 710 2,605 619
Business and financial operations 52,029 37,424 12,541 25.1 4,760 3,957 2,929 122 274 499 1,625 439
Computer, engineering, and science 140,140 98,125 31,254 24.2 7,718 8,149 13,148 264 637 1,338 3,750 7,011
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
74,705 55,261 16,005 22.5 8,420 4,456 1,777 205 394 753 2,933 506
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 33,215 20,269 9,282 31.4 2,798 2,075 4,037 53 120 199 1,545 2,119
Service occupations 140,612 80,371 54,943 40.6 30,374 17,819 4,297 340 1,110 1,003 4,308 990
Sales and related occupations 5,374 3,355 1,784 34.7 975 508 162 26 25 88 226 9
Office and administrative support 78,893 46,096 29,265 38.8 12,379 10,121 4,108 235 559 1,863 2,615 917
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 69,198 51,606 15,690 23.3 7,068 5,987 1,266 157 677 535 1,687 215
Production, transportation, and material moving 16,062 10,859 4,662 30.0 2,331 1,608 461 23 139 100 456 85
                         
Females 2,123,250 1,438,182 536,718 27.2 236,684 144,711 116,164 5,248 11,971 21,940 78,597 69,753
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 753,410 544,656 153,248 22.0 63,145 33,889 44,301 2,071 3,924 5,918 36,866 18,640
Instruction 706,721 517,907 142,626 21.6 60,868 31,952 38,550 2,000 3,695 5,561 34,825 11,363
Research 33,249 17,063 7,440 30.4 1,015 1,254 4,726 59 118 268 1,650 7,096
Public service 13,440 9,686 3,182 24.7 1,262 683 1,025 12 111 89 391 181
Graduate assistants 171,915 89,596 33,290 27.1 8,691 8,813 11,947 743 553 2,543 10,242 38,787
Librarians, curators, and archivists 31,658 24,682 6,098 19.8 2,562 1,401 1,534 58 200 343 678 200
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
106,398 72,830 28,499 28.1 14,014 8,203 3,774 315 869 1,324 4,130 939
Management 138,786 105,384 30,164 22.3 15,574 7,644 4,916 175 740 1,115 2,697 541
Business and financial operations 141,036 97,930 39,076 28.5 16,733 10,927 8,945 280 803 1,388 3,242 788
Computer, engineering, and science 91,574 58,281 26,104 30.9 6,816 5,612 12,335 120 416 805 2,536 4,653
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
92,761 66,086 23,189 26.0 10,367 7,289 3,480 282 588 1,183 2,929 557
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 84,361 56,305 23,206 29.2 9,451 5,010 7,844 110 300 491 3,043 1,807
Service occupations 100,452 50,789 45,725 47.4 25,512 14,894 3,625 240 750 704 2,916 1,022
Sales and related occupations 10,026 6,322 3,314 34.4 1,751 996 282 29 52 204 365 25
Office and administrative support 391,274 259,143 121,719 32.0 60,224 39,230 12,957 807 2,661 5,840 8,700 1,712
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 6,203 3,990 2,008 33.5 1,175 533 159 13 80 48 153 52
Production, transportation, and material moving 3,396 2,188 1,078 33.0 669 270 65 5 35 34 100 30
                         
Full-time 2,472,434 1,715,774 634,998 27.0 263,365 173,874 155,473 4,730 14,239 23,317 62,097 59,565
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 791,378 575,507 157,476 21.5 43,148 33,207 71,057 1,209 3,567 5,288 19,988 38,407
Instruction 705,821 529,797 139,296 20.8 40,523 30,295 59,274 1,111 3,319 4,774 16,816 19,912
Research 67,963 32,729 14,187 30.2 1,479 2,032 10,049 78 155 394 2,915 18,132
Public service 17,594 12,981 3,993 23.5 1,146 880 1,734 20 93 120 257 363
Graduate assistants
Librarians, curators, and archivists 37,666 29,665 7,001 19.1 2,746 1,803 1,769 58 219 406 734 266
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
100,110 69,073 27,025 28.1 13,275 7,557 3,692 349 958 1,194 2,999 1,013
Management 244,848 189,928 48,763 20.4 24,099 12,764 8,536 317 1,270 1,777 5,083 1,074
Business and financial operations 178,561 124,561 48,598 28.1 20,386 13,953 11,117 365 1,011 1,766 4,305 1,097
Computer, engineering, and science 210,155 142,309 51,838 26.7 13,161 12,204 23,279 356 922 1,916 5,501 10,507
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
135,174 97,421 32,888 25.2 15,765 9,824 4,442 408 829 1,620 4,020 845
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 94,854 60,566 27,418 31.2 10,474 6,143 9,756 134 338 573 3,821 3,049
Service occupations 200,353 107,046 86,455 44.7 48,036 28,169 6,883 483 1,512 1,372 5,214 1,638
Sales and related occupations 12,503 7,605 4,432 36.8 2,409 1,296 374 52 59 242 449 17
Office and administrative support 379,996 249,005 121,571 32.8 59,655 39,050 12,794 818 2,713 6,541 8,062 1,358
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 70,692 52,356 16,591 24.1 7,699 6,206 1,313 155 697 521 1,543 202
Production, transportation, and material moving 16,144 10,732 4,942 31.5 2,512 1,698 461 26 144 101 378 92
                         
Part-time 1,423,619 933,877 284,979 23.4 113,413 77,245 69,812 4,122 6,728 13,659 88,750 116,013
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 754,003 550,056 139,323 20.2 61,769 34,545 30,917 2,584 3,871 5,637 53,396 11,228
Instruction 731,968 536,767 135,130 20.1 60,694 33,687 28,991 2,557 3,725 5,476 52,165 7,906
Research 13,707 7,327 2,366 24.4 262 450 1,467 18 55 114 764 3,250
Public service 8,328 5,962 1,827 23.5 813 408 459 9 91 47 467 72
Graduate assistants 363,416 180,062 62,187 25.7 14,415 16,435 24,681 902 1,039 4,715 21,358 99,809
Librarians, curators, and archivists 7,011 5,378 1,304 19.5 543 336 282 18 40 85 285 44
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
58,543 39,378 14,795 27.3 6,690 4,728 2,170 100 356 751 3,656 714
Management 7,767 6,204 1,258 16.9 572 303 304 4 27 48 219 86
Business and financial operations 14,504 10,793 3,019 21.9 1,107 931 757 37 66 121 562 130
Computer, engineering, and science 21,559 14,097 5,520 28.1 1,373 1,557 2,204 28 131 227 785 1,157
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
32,292 23,926 6,306 20.9 3,022 1,921 815 79 153 316 1,842 218
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 22,722 16,008 5,070 24.1 1,775 942 2,125 29 82 117 767 877
Service occupations 40,711 24,114 14,213 37.1 7,850 4,544 1,039 97 348 335 2,010 374
Sales and related occupations 2,897 2,072 666 24.3 317 208 70 3 18 50 142 17
Office and administrative support 90,171 56,234 29,413 34.3 12,948 10,301 4,271 224 507 1,162 3,253 1,271
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 4,709 3,240 1,107 25.5 544 314 112 15 60 62 297 65
Production, transportation, and material moving 3,314 2,315 798 25.6 488 180 65 2 30 33 178 23
                         
Public 4-year 1,884,854 1,247,748 448,701 26.4 170,823 122,114 125,664 3,585 10,579 15,936 64,941 123,464
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 601,126 430,376 117,634 21.5 31,409 26,115 52,208 1,045 3,062 3,795 23,403 29,713
Instruction 535,393 392,794 104,910 21.1 29,517 23,928 44,321 954 2,754 3,436 20,709 16,980
Research 51,398 26,369 10,243 28.0 1,032 1,602 7,080 74 164 291 2,338 12,448
Public service 14,335 11,213 2,481 18.1 860 585 807 17 144 68 356 285
Graduate assistants 287,839 145,392 48,957 25.2 11,543 13,354 18,722 812 889 3,637 15,142 78,348
Librarians, curators, and archivists 19,022 14,735 3,736 20.2 1,478 1,016 858 19 138 227 425 126
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
58,198 39,953 15,101 27.4 7,213 4,410 2,157 166 560 595 2,239 905
Management 107,423 82,980 21,894 20.9 10,927 5,515 4,076 98 568 710 1,966 583
Business and financial operations 109,279 76,449 29,678 28.0 11,726 8,665 7,484 203 660 940 2,436 716
Computer, engineering, and science 141,991 97,562 33,386 25.5 7,889 7,897 15,515 181 663 1,241 3,381 7,662
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
77,614 54,883 19,624 26.3 9,033 6,188 2,858 238 474 833 2,520 587
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 75,038 48,628 20,906 30.1 7,519 4,376 8,206 96 299 410 3,167 2,337
Service occupations 125,303 66,040 54,354 45.1 30,739 16,715 4,760 258 1,053 829 3,873 1,036
Sales and related occupations 2,879 1,997 802 28.7 407 217 92 4 16 66 66 14
Office and administrative support 217,885 143,836 68,156 32.2 34,202 22,426 7,433 329 1,575 2,191 4,679 1,214
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 48,287 36,158 10,715 22.9 4,929 3,854 928 126 492 386 1,268 146
Production, transportation, and material moving 12,970 8,759 3,758 30.0 1,809 1,366 367 10 130 76 376 77
                         
Public 2-year 642,430 463,474 152,392 24.7 68,850 48,584 22,418 2,341 5,059 5,140 22,462 4,102
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 367,608 280,928 68,167 19.5 29,415 19,550 12,855 1,521 2,379 2,447 16,033 2,480
Instruction 364,348 278,754 67,274 19.4 28,810 19,383 12,795 1,520 2,340 2,426 15,863 2,457
Research 80 50 28 35.9 6 8 4 0 9 1 2 0
Public service 3,180 2,124 865 28.9 599 159 56 1 30 20 168 23
Graduate assistants 13 10 2 16.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Librarians, curators, and archivists 5,737 4,368 1,215 21.8 532 348 214 12 55 54 130 24
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
47,574 31,733 13,847 30.4 6,461 4,652 1,678 131 440 485 1,803 191
Management 32,322 24,532 7,177 22.6 3,904 1,976 759 46 289 203 524 89
Business and financial operations 17,932 12,088 5,437 31.0 2,544 1,697 762 65 181 188 313 94
Computer, engineering, and science 16,579 11,716 4,458 27.6 1,496 1,505 1,067 59 152 179 282 123
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
23,528 15,923 6,927 30.3 3,593 2,112 632 94 243 253 618 60
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 1,755 1,336 305 18.6 158 65 43 1 20 18 107 7
Service occupations 35,117 20,017 13,852 40.9 7,184 4,990 964 114 345 255 926 322
Sales and related occupations 2,115 1,570 486 23.6 196 183 55 5 21 26 54 5
Office and administrative support 83,740 53,300 28,211 34.6 12,289 10,694 3,220 273 786 949 1,563 666
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 7,183 5,105 1,945 27.6 898 677 144 15 137 74 93 40
Production, transportation, and material moving 1,227 848 363 30.0 178 135 25 5 11 9 16 0
                         
Private nonprofit 4-year 1,151,167 802,307 253,402 24.0 102,983 63,462 68,279 2,137 3,907 12,634 48,188 47,270
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 446,076 330,360 75,165 18.5 23,487 14,895 31,539 855 1,247 3,142 23,615 16,936
Instruction 407,692 311,241 66,499 17.6 22,325 13,493 25,802 822 1,207 2,850 22,077 7,875
Research 30,071 13,559 6,240 31.5 689 864 4,420 22 32 213 1,338 8,934
Public service 8,313 5,560 2,426 30.4 473 538 1,317 11 8 79 200 127
Graduate assistants 75,106 34,313 13,130 27.7 2,821 3,062 5,948 82 148 1,069 6,208 21,455
Librarians, curators, and archivists 18,204 14,694 2,956 16.7 1,132 641 909 38 58 178 397 157
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
39,428 28,629 8,676 23.3 4,143 2,067 1,530 97 252 587 1,514 609
Management 95,860 76,750 16,685 17.9 7,857 4,278 3,409 130 310 701 1,968 457
Business and financial operations 58,434 42,328 14,088 25.0 6,275 3,710 3,210 101 206 586 1,611 407
Computer, engineering, and science 70,302 45,305 18,681 29.2 4,916 4,092 8,652 131 207 683 2,451 3,865
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
58,198 45,771 9,983 17.9 5,038 2,587 1,496 100 201 561 2,051 393
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 40,507 26,399 11,221 29.8 4,547 2,632 3,617 65 100 260 1,307 1,580
Service occupations 78,058 43,838 31,261 41.6 17,460 10,452 2,115 203 444 587 2,310 649
Sales and related occupations 4,428 3,150 1,115 26.1 503 392 121 19 18 62 153 10
Office and administrative support 142,257 93,507 44,132 32.1 21,488 12,461 5,286 277 564 4,056 3,984 634
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 19,322 13,995 4,784 25.5 2,329 1,853 335 29 120 118 462 81
Production, transportation, and material moving 4,987 3,268 1,525 31.8 987 340 112 10 32 44 157 37
                         
Private nonprofit 2-year 5,831 4,112 1,456 26.1 750 286 163 15 169 73 253 10
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 2,996 2,113 668 24.0 372 97 80 12 52 55 212 3
Instruction 2,983 2,108 660 23.8 371 97 80 12 45 55 212 3
Research 9 3 6 66.7 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Public service 4 2 2 50.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Graduate assistants 7 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Librarians, curators, and archivists 114 92 20 17.9 5 5 5 0 4 1 0 2
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
365 239 120 33.4 62 32 14 1 8 3 5 1
Management 561 437 115 20.8 53 25 9 0 26 2 8 1
Business and financial operations 203 156 46 22.8 19 10 6 0 11 0 1 0
Computer, engineering, and science 114 86 27 23.9 11 6 5 0 5 0 1 0
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
224 154 59 27.7 26 12 3 0 16 2 10 1
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 23 20 3 13.0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Service occupations 300 197 102 34.1 55 29 5 1 12 0 1 0
Sales and related occupations 112 65 47 42.0 19 16 9 0 1 2 0 0
Office and administrative support 719 492 213 30.2 107 46 25 1 27 7 14 0
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 82 47 35 42.7 19 7 1 0 7 1 0 0
Production, transportation, and material moving 11 8 1 11.1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
                         
Private for-profit 4-year 167,593 106,334 48,460 31.3 25,679 11,749 7,043 503 1,069 2,417 12,195 604
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 104,436 67,596 27,790 29.1 16,154 5,301 4,359 224 600 1,152 8,630 420
Instruction 104,317 67,525 27,743 29.1 16,131 5,297 4,342 224 600 1,149 8,629 420
Research 55 45 9 16.7 1 1 4 0 0 3 1 0
Public service 64 26 38 59.4 22 3 13 0 0 0 0 0
Graduate assistants 431 333 86 20.5 44 14 11 7 2 8 8 4
Librarians, curators, and archivists 1,151 833 259 23.7 86 88 51 5 3 26 58 1
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
10,376 6,407 3,019 32.0 1,645 691 380 35 36 232 940 10
Management 11,725 8,370 2,806 25.1 1,278 835 430 25 85 153 522 27
Business and financial operations 4,772 3,072 1,355 30.6 477 421 332 21 13 91 342 3
Computer, engineering, and science 2,345 1,502 672 30.9 192 201 214 9 24 32 161 10
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
7,270 4,383 2,333 34.7 986 735 244 51 47 270 532 22
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 137 102 26 20.3 7 4 11 1 1 2 7 2
Service occupations 1,575 670 822 55.1 338 392 56 3 4 29 83 0
Sales and related occupations 3,335 1,628 1,546 48.7 927 396 106 18 15 84 160 1
Office and administrative support 19,526 11,144 7,535 40.3 3,486 2,557 822 101 237 332 743 104
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 270 141 126 47.2 37 79 7 0 1 2 3 0
Production, transportation, and material moving 244 153 85 35.7 22 35 20 3 1 4 6 0
                         
Private for-profit 2-year 44,178 25,676 15,566 37.7 7,693 4,924 1,718 271 184 776 2,808 128
Faculty (instruction/research/public service) 23,139 14,190 7,375 34.2 4,080 1,794 933 136 98 334 1,491 83
Instruction 23,056 14,142 7,340 34.2 4,063 1,784 925 136 98 334 1,491 83
Research 57 30 27 47.4 12 7 8 0 0 0 0 0
Public service 26 18 8 30.8 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Graduate assistants 20 8 12 60.0 5 5 0 1 0 1 0 0
Librarians, curators, and archivists 449 321 119 27.0 56 41 14 2 1 5 9 0
Student and academic affairs and other education
      services
2,712 1,490 1,057 41.5 441 433 103 19 18 43 154 11
Management 4,724 3,063 1,344 30.5 652 438 157 22 19 56 314 3
Business and financial operations 2,445 1,261 1,013 44.5 452 381 80 12 6 82 164 7
Computer, engineering, and science 383 235 134 36.3 30 60 30 4 2 8 10 4
Community, social service, legal, arts, design,
      entertainment, sports, and media
632 233 268 53.5 111 111 24 4 1 17 131 0
Healthcare practitioners and technicians 116 89 27 23.3 16 8 3 0 0 0 0 0
Service occupations 711 398 277 41.0 110 135 22 1 2 7 31 5
Sales and related occupations 2,531 1,267 1,102 46.5 674 300 61 9 6 52 158 4
Office and administrative support 6,040 2,960 2,737 48.0 1,031 1,167 279 61 31 168 332 11
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 257 150 93 38.3 31 50 10 0 0 2 14 0
Production, transportation, and material moving 19 11 8 42.1 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
†Not applicable.
1 Combined total of staff who were Black, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and of Two or more races as a percentage of total staff, excluding race/ethnicity unknown and nonresident alien.
2 Race/ethnicity not collected.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. 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. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2014, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section. (This table was prepared March 2016.)