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Table 316.20. Average salary of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by academic rank, sex, and control and level of institution: Selected years, 1999-2000 through 2016-17
Academic year, control and level of institution Constant 2016-17 dollars1 Current dollars
All faculty, total All faculty Academic rank
Total Males Females Professor Associate professor Assistant professor Instruc-tor Lecturer No aca- demic rank
Total Males Females Total Males Females
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1999-2000                            
All institutions $80,108 $55,888 $60,084 $48,997 $74,410 $76,478 $67,079 $54,524 $55,939 $52,091 $44,978 $34,918 $38,194 $47,389
Public 78,851 55,011 58,984 48,714 72,475 74,501 65,568 54,641 55,992 52,305 45,285 35,007 37,403 47,990
4-year 83,062 57,950 62,030 50,168 75,204 76,530 69,619 55,681 56,776 53,599 45,822 33,528 37,261 40,579
Doctoral2 89,230 62,253 66,882 52,287 81,182 82,445 74,653 57,744 58,999 55,156 48,190 33,345 38,883 39,350
Master's3 75,643 52,773 55,565 48,235 66,588 67,128 64,863 53,048 53,686 51,977 43,396 33,214 34,448 43,052
Other 4-year 68,611 47,867 49,829 44,577 60,360 60,748 59,052 49,567 50,133 48,548 42,306 35,754 36,088 38,330
2-year 69,146 48,240 50,033 46,340 57,806 59,441 55,501 48,056 49,425 46,711 41,984 37,634 40,061 48,233
Nonprofit 83,381 58,172 62,788 49,881 78,512 80,557 70,609 54,300 55,836 51,687 44,423 34,670 40,761 41,415
4-year 83,744 58,425 63,028 50,117 78,604 80,622 70,774 54,388 55,898 51,809 44,502 34,813 40,783 41,761
Doctoral2 103,020 71,873 77,214 59,586 95,182 96,768 87,342 62,503 63,951 59,536 52,134 39,721 42,693 45,887
Master's3 71,484 49,871 52,642 45,718 62,539 63,603 59,353 50,176 51,470 48,165 41,447 33,991 37,923 44,153
Other 4-year 67,047 46,776 48,847 43,544 60,200 60,757 58,364 46,822 47,135 46,365 38,775 31,574 33,058 35,120
2-year 53,870 37,583 39,933 34,733 39,454 38,431 40,571 36,349 37,342 35,608 31,818 27,696 25,965 40,373
For-profit 42,346 29,543 30,023 28,942 45,505 44,248 49,693 48,469 53,548 43,389 33,043 29,894 27,958
                             
2009-10                            
All institutions 83,545 74,620 80,881 66,647 103,682 108,225 92,830 74,125 76,400 71,017 62,245 57,791 52,185 56,803
Public 80,811 72,178 77,948 65,139 99,208 103,746 88,815 73,379 75,687 70,256 62,160 59,310 50,228 55,864
4-year 85,254 76,147 82,423 67,276 103,948 107,191 95,048 75,251 77,282 72,298 63,442 46,028 50,104 54,005
Doctoral2 91,639 81,850 89,186 70,307 113,063 115,829 103,793 78,539 80,830 74,963 66,902 44,406 50,313 53,135
Master's3 76,404 68,243 71,574 64,239 87,917 88,929 85,883 70,332 71,340 69,036 59,396 44,422 49,746 55,765
Other 4-year 68,522 61,202 63,678 58,349 76,448 79,143 72,073 65,003 66,297 63,338 55,055 54,050 49,432 54,487
2-year 69,711 62,264 63,697 61,047 72,377 74,423 70,429 60,632 61,565 59,852 54,161 65,503 53,548 56,239
Nonprofit 90,225 80,587 87,600 70,676 112,146 116,401 101,119 75,565 77,764 72,502 62,395 47,842 57,508 62,242
4-year 90,394 80,738 87,720 70,834 112,252 116,472 101,290 75,664 77,827 72,642 62,465 47,885 57,520 62,542
Doctoral2 106,899 95,480 104,514 80,888 134,776 138,354 123,283 85,864 88,699 81,499 71,973 53,825 58,932 66,634
Master's3 73,642 65,776 68,776 62,128 82,516 84,062 79,452 66,524 67,508 65,309 55,469 45,305 53,637 60,591
Other 4-year 72,342 64,614 67,178 61,326 84,869 85,528 83,480 64,747 64,949 64,478 53,130 42,145 52,422 52,775
2-year 51,201 45,731 44,417 46,529 53,063 55,046 51,310 45,768 45,863 45,717 42,706 46,010 32,393 43,562
For-profit 61,401 54,842 56,689 52,925 79,574 81,765 75,817 71,376 72,429 70,199 66,027 41,742 53,705
                             
2015-16                            
All institutions 83,737 82,224 89,361 73,850 115,539 121,535 103,364 82,147 84,781 78,977 69,378 60,911 57,306 60,341
Public 80,320 78,869 85,367 71,493 108,918 114,767 97,491 80,862 83,546 77,632 69,146 62,749 55,149 58,465
4-year 84,922 83,389 90,464 74,378 115,035 119,358 105,047 83,060 85,442 80,009 71,042 51,234 54,986 58,511
Doctoral2 91,142 89,496 97,705 78,270 125,031 128,857 114,856 87,067 89,719 83,533 75,153 50,225 56,000 57,819
Master's3 73,897 72,562 75,843 68,875 92,207 93,528 89,912 75,040 76,113 73,765 64,435 48,183 52,509 56,395
Other 4-year 64,761 63,591 65,649 61,503 77,449 80,137 73,766 68,334 69,737 66,812 58,884 57,612 51,090 59,871
2-year 67,232 66,018 67,352 64,924 75,878 77,478 74,493 65,124 66,059 64,402 57,994 69,023 57,970 58,447
Nonprofit 91,973 90,312 98,538 79,883 128,119 133,940 115,379 84,664 87,194 81,610 69,873 51,325 63,865 69,678
4-year 92,344 90,676 98,909 80,219 128,198 134,008 115,470 84,690 87,208 81,646 69,913 52,795 65,184 69,852
Doctoral2 107,586 105,643 116,304 90,607 153,038 158,718 138,217 95,404 98,851 91,003 79,284 57,755 66,795 75,433
Master's3 73,457 72,130 75,189 68,712 89,908 91,076 87,870 72,589 73,631 71,393 61,394 49,553 59,158 68,046
Other 4-year 73,017 71,698 74,131 68,989 94,751 95,205 93,980 72,252 72,449 72,033 58,791 45,876 60,131 55,388
2-year 29,451 28,919 26,522 31,191 64,286 64,892 63,541 65,998 65,341 66,211 49,618 21,405 4,541 56,968
For-profit 54,421 53,438 53,117 53,803 81,269 79,804 83,596 70,381 70,623 70,204 57,442 38,914 63,571 55,587
                             
2016-17                            
All institutions 84,630 84,630 91,944 76,121 118,914 125,067 106,651 84,179 86,868 80,985 71,626 63,644 58,749 61,687
Public 81,211 81,211 87,860 73,708 112,369 118,434 100,745 82,865 85,608 79,606 71,461 65,253 56,323 59,818
4-year 85,612 85,612 92,826 76,570 118,604 123,128 108,430 85,161 87,579 82,100 73,421 56,111 56,343 60,301
Doctoral2 91,794 91,794 100,145 80,589 128,503 132,594 118,140 89,321 91,978 85,828 77,687 52,212 57,335 60,230
Master's3 73,752 73,752 77,084 70,021 93,949 95,327 91,551 76,456 77,508 75,217 66,024 48,492 53,396 57,606
Other 4-year 66,871 66,871 68,529 65,250 79,097 81,758 75,538 68,746 70,074 67,326 59,377 69,426 51,766 60,922
2-year 67,684 67,684 69,006 66,601 77,678 79,298 76,288 66,240 67,061 65,620 59,107 71,329 55,607 59,614
Nonprofit 92,867 92,867 101,336 82,276 131,290 137,170 118,675 86,714 89,304 83,638 72,003 54,952 65,938 71,258
4-year 92,970 92,970 101,422 82,377 131,386 137,238 118,811 86,732 89,318 83,657 72,043 55,063 65,944 71,406
Doctoral2 108,416 108,416 119,302 93,291 156,716 162,388 142,275 97,477 100,968 93,101 82,831 60,091 67,213 78,541
Master's3 73,429 73,429 76,636 69,907 91,679 92,800 89,755 74,060 75,276 72,696 62,362 51,798 60,421 67,514
Other 4-year 73,298 73,298 75,651 70,696 96,411 96,768 95,816 74,361 74,417 74,299 59,980 46,400 63,368 57,839
2-year 55,447 55,447 53,345 56,637 66,207 64,972 67,158 70,809 67,514 72,250 52,065 48,817 61,460 52,352
For-profit 59,497 59,497 60,324 58,650 79,138 82,347 70,456 69,171 67,517 70,473 58,623 48,241 87,394 61,656
‡Reporting standards not met (too few cases).
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.
2 Institutions that awarded 20 or more doctor's degrees during the previous academic year.
3 Institutions that awarded 20 or more master's degrees, but less than 20 doctor's degrees, during the previous academic year. This definition differs from the definition of master's institutions that is used some Digest tables that present postsecondary finance data.
NOTE: Data exclude instructional faculty at medical schools. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. 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), "Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Survey" (IPEDS-SA:99); and IPEDS, Winter 2009-10, Spring 2016, and Spring 2017, Human Resources component, Salaries section. (This table was prepared November 2017.)

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