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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 2017-18
Academic year, control and level of institution Constant 2017-18 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 $81,913 $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 80,628 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 84,935 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 91,242 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 77,348 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 70,157 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 70,704 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 85,260 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 85,632 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 105,342 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 73,095 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 68,558 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 55,085 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 43,301 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 85,428 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 82,633 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 87,176 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 93,705 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 78,127 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 70,067 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 71,283 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 92,259 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 92,432 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 109,309 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 75,302 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 73,973 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 52,355 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 62,785 54,842 56,689 52,925 79,574 81,765 75,817 71,376 72,429 70,199 66,027 41,742 53,705
                             
2016-17                            
All institutions 86,648 84,737 92,068 76,199 119,159 125,303 106,881 84,244 86,943 81,037 71,748 63,613 58,770 61,785
Public 83,227 81,392 88,083 73,826 112,823 118,893 101,126 82,984 85,739 79,708 71,632 65,217 56,401 59,984
4-year 87,737 85,803 93,062 76,696 119,052 123,574 108,840 85,287 87,711 82,220 73,608 56,067 56,423 60,793
Doctoral2 94,139 92,064 100,435 80,808 128,962 133,014 118,646 89,461 92,111 85,976 77,990 52,210 57,411 61,257
Master's3 75,359 73,698 77,084 69,919 93,950 95,341 91,533 76,483 77,552 75,230 65,901 48,444 53,393 57,751
Other 4-year 68,287 66,781 68,402 65,196 79,105 81,771 75,538 68,746 70,074 67,326 59,377 69,412 51,766 60,947
2-year 69,190 67,664 68,943 66,616 77,670 79,278 76,290 66,125 67,004 65,461 59,115 71,324 55,607 59,614
Nonprofit 94,963 92,870 101,320 82,301 131,262 137,139 118,664 86,692 89,289 83,608 72,031 54,933 65,947 71,259
4-year 95,068 92,972 101,406 82,402 131,358 137,207 118,799 86,710 89,303 83,628 72,071 55,043 65,952 71,406
Doctoral2 110,861 108,417 119,300 93,292 156,720 162,385 142,293 97,465 100,968 93,073 82,842 60,052 67,213 78,541
Master's3 75,191 73,534 76,702 70,052 91,852 92,971 89,933 74,041 75,232 72,707 62,480 51,818 60,475 67,514
Other 4-year 74,971 73,318 75,674 70,711 96,433 96,786 95,846 74,403 74,493 74,302 60,000 46,400 63,368 58,078
2-year 56,697 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 60,838 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
                             
2017-18                            
All institutions 86,701 86,701 94,229 78,051 121,764 128,165 109,325 86,035 88,841 82,722 73,394 65,351 60,685 62,756
Public 83,211 83,211 90,013 75,604 115,206 121,473 103,466 84,890 87,722 81,542 73,418 66,728 58,233 60,602
4-year 87,745 87,745 95,157 78,613 121,575 126,327 111,209 87,353 89,835 84,227 75,407 58,648 58,166 61,870
Doctoral2 94,224 94,224 102,837 82,877 131,773 136,136 121,098 91,724 94,505 88,104 79,860 53,139 59,217 61,838
Master's3 75,387 75,387 78,867 71,543 96,084 97,492 93,701 78,316 79,311 77,140 67,291 49,813 55,529 58,318
Other 4-year 69,221 69,221 71,004 67,480 80,522 83,116 77,053 70,418 71,962 68,734 61,733 74,278 52,801 62,435
2-year 68,733 68,733 69,907 67,768 79,200 80,694 77,921 67,404 68,273 66,749 60,340 72,545 60,610 60,007
Nonprofit 95,194 95,194 104,007 84,373 134,391 140,628 121,389 88,294 91,057 85,034 73,462 58,064 68,197 76,012
4-year 95,282 95,282 104,088 84,454 134,450 140,665 121,479 88,311 91,069 85,053 73,497 58,183 68,204 76,163
Doctoral2 110,735 110,735 122,125 95,358 160,220 166,428 145,010 99,182 102,853 94,636 84,079 63,987 69,753 81,822
Master's3 74,640 74,640 77,929 71,074 92,541 93,749 90,537 74,409 75,698 72,958 63,318 53,879 62,123 76,162
Other 4-year 74,668 74,668 76,856 72,279 98,123 98,002 98,324 75,517 75,714 75,302 61,131 47,886 63,604 59,106
2-year 57,039 57,039 54,468 58,676 70,019 71,602 68,984 72,127 71,674 72,362 54,995 50,491 62,508 52,523
For-profit 56,155 56,155 59,043 53,543 70,020 69,939 70,218 65,084 62,200 67,616 53,762 49,334 108,443 57,206
‡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 in 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 2017, and Spring 2018, Human Resources component, Salaries section. (This table was prepared November 2018.)

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