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Table 237. -  Average salary of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in institutions of higher education, by type and control of institution and by state: 1995-96
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                      |        |              Public institutions            |             Private institutions
 State or other area  |  All   |_____________________________________________|____________________________________________
                      | insti- |        |    4-year institutions    |        |        |    4-year institutions   |
                      |tuitions|        |___________________________|        |        |__________________________|
                      |        |        |        |Univer- |  Other  |        |        |        |Univer- | Other  |
                      |        | Total  | Total  |  sity  | 4-year  | 2-year | Total  | Total  |  sity  | 4-year | 2-year
______________________|________|________|________|________|_________|________|________|________|________|________|________
         1            |   2    |   3    |   4    |   5    |    6    |   7    |   8    |   9    |   10   |   11   |   12
______________________|________|________|________|________|_________|________|________|________|________|________|________
   United States .....|$49,309 |$48,837 |$51,172 |$55,068 | $48,566 |$43,295 |$50,466 |$50,819 |$65,405 |$44,504 |$31,915
                      |________|________|________|________|_________|________|________|________|________|________|________
Alabama ..............| 40,505 | 41,450 | 43,580 | 47,854 |  40,872 | 36,364 | 35,431 | 35,594 |    --- | 35,594 | 24,809
Alaska ...............| 49,036 | 49,646 | 49,594 | 49,685 |  49,531 | 56,164 | 37,489 | 37,489 |    --- | 37,489 |    ---
Arizona ..............| 50,841 | 51,255 | 52,809 | 55,301 |  44,966 | 48,231 | 39,682 | 39,682 |    --- | 39,682 |    ---
Arkansas .............| 38,782 | 39,378 | 41,299 | 47,001 |  39,502 | 31,125 | 36,037 | 36,748 |    --- | 36,748 | 16,052
California ...........| 57,716 | 57,320 | 60,674 | 70,350 |  58,876 | 52,789 | 59,328 | 59,716 | 74,410 | 52,233 | 33,405
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
Colorado .............| 47,874 | 47,745 | 50,262 | 56,009 |  45,562 | 35,652 | 48,763 | 48,763 | 53,584 | 43,665 |    ---
Connecticut ..........| 59,253 | 59,018 | 61,635 | 67,363 |  56,188 | 51,143 | 59,524 | 60,090 | 77,086 | 53,141 | 33,576
Delaware .............| 55,148 | 55,378 | 57,693 | 59,944 |  45,399 | 42,950 | 53,092 | 53,092 |    --- | 53,092 |    ---
District of Columbia .| 56,994 | 51,610 | 51,610 |    --- |  51,610 |    --- | 57,758 | 57,758 | 59,352 | 44,266 |    ---
Florida ..............| 45,677 | 45,609 | 50,487 | 54,649 |  47,864 | 39,594 | 45,944 | 46,125 | 57,361 | 42,076 | 27,245
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
Georgia ..............| 45,188 | 45,297 | 47,318 | 52,580 |  46,014 | 36,167 | 44,883 | 45,385 | 67,915 | 39,120 | 29,695
Hawaii ...............| 51,470 | 51,937 | 56,477 | 57,741 |  48,292 | 44,244 | 46,540 | 46,540 |    --- | 46,540 |    ---
Idaho ................| 42,271 | 42,604 | 43,446 | 47,733 |  41,495 | 36,646 | 41,196 | 37,910 |    --- | 37,910 | 42,721
Illinois .............| 51,065 | 49,527 | 49,976 | 53,824 |  46,548 | 48,796 | 53,818 | 54,091 | 71,189 | 43,184 | 30,610
Indiana...............| 47,351 | 47,006 | 49,176 | 51,805 |  43,809 | 34,662 | 48,101 | 48,324 | 68,842 | 42,239 | 29,925
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
Iowa .................| 46,113 | 49,686 | 55,947 | 58,998 |  47,591 | 35,726 | 40,149 | 40,109 | 51,045 | 38,644 | 45,578
Kansas ...............| 41,497 | 43,372 | 46,436 | 48,886 |  41,003 | 35,716 | 30,603 | 31,003 |    --- | 31,003 | 24,510
Kentucky .............| 41,791 | 43,418 | 46,269 | 52,345 |  42,650 | 33,107 | 35,949 | 36,106 |    --- | 36,106 | 27,036
Louisiana ............| 40,689 | 39,037 | 39,929 | 46,288 |  38,298 | 31,745 | 48,104 | 48,133 | 54,380 | 37,270 | 46,619
Maine ................| 43,075 | 41,823 | 43,946 | 47,438 |  41,987 | 33,378 | 46,393 | 46,966 |    --- | 46,966 | 28,818
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
Maryland .............| 49,835 | 48,994 | 51,395 | 57,592 |  48,264 | 44,772 | 52,861 | 52,923 | 68,457 | 45,004 | 24,267
Massachusetts ........| 56,498 | 48,720 | 52,530 | 60,364 |  49,430 | 39,963 | 60,944 | 61,270 | 69,753 | 52,094 | 35,083
Michigan .............| 52,555 | 54,677 | 55,244 | 61,133 |  50,274 | 52,722 | 41,843 | 42,067 | 44,205 | 41,805 | 26,714
Minnesota ............| 46,617 | 47,873 | 52,284 | 62,922 |  46,711 | 41,664 | 43,613 | 43,803 |    --- | 43,803 | 36,427
Mississippi ..........| 39,565 | 40,004 | 43,367 | 45,722 |  41,882 | 35,808 | 36,152 | 37,077 |    --- | 37,077 | 22,701
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
Missouri..............| 44,993 | 45,438 | 47,125 | 55,872 |  45,419 | 39,479 | 44,113 | 44,424 | 58,456 | 36,649 | 33,675
Montana ..............| 38,784 | 39,737 | 41,120 | 42,742 |  37,603 | 30,952 | 32,029 | 31,834 |    --- | 31,834 | 34,981
Nebraska .............| 43,443 | 44,599 | 48,000 | 54,734 |  43,255 | 33,692 | 39,726 | 39,726 | 46,658 | 35,985 |    ---
Nevada ...............| 49,235 | 49,338 | 52,010 | 55,724 |  49,758 | 43,284 | 29,688 | 29,688 |    --- | 29,688 |    ---
New Hampshire ........| 48,438 | 46,856 | 49,817 | 52,205 |  45,604 | 34,956 | 50,547 | 51,242 |    --- | 51,242 | 24,508
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
New Jersey ...........| 60,408 | 60,796 | 64,539 | 73,263 |  61,394 | 52,283 | 59,408 | 59,540 | 71,701 | 49,817 | 39,947
New Mexico ...........| 42,565 | 42,715 | 46,635 | 49,071 |  39,650 | 31,257 | 39,443 | 39,443 |    --- | 39,443 |    ---
New York .............| 55,764 | 55,594 | 58,182 | 62,285 |  57,527 | 50,933 | 55,938 | 56,393 | 66,589 | 49,800 | 29,601
North Carolina .......| 45,065 | 46,299 | 48,732 | 56,948 |  45,296 | 30,638 | 42,206 | 42,516 | 60,020 | 35,977 | 32,711
North Dakota .........| 35,303 | 36,104 | 37,259 | 37,983 |  35,580 | 31,232 | 29,709 | 31,298 |    --- | 31,298 | 22,297
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
Ohio .................| 48,468 | 50,008 | 52,784 | 54,168 |  47,857 | 40,886 | 45,025 | 45,134 | 64,920 | 42,989 | 24,138
Oklahoma .............| 40,798 | 41,046 | 42,958 | 48,109 |  38,836 | 35,038 | 39,807 | 40,286 | 51,464 | 35,457 | 25,039
Oregon ...............| 44,272 | 44,002 | 45,646 | 47,983 |  42,832 | 42,091 | 45,278 | 45,278 |    --- | 45,278 |    ---
Pennsylvania .........| 53,987 | 55,481 | 56,830 | 60,944 |  54,526 | 48,206 | 52,196 | 52,742 | 69,693 | 47,251 | 28,934
Rhode Island .........| 52,805 | 50,493 | 53,509 | 57,683 |  46,702 | 41,379 | 54,585 | 54,585 |    --- | 54,585 |    ---
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
South Carolina .......| 40,820 | 41,813 | 46,655 | 52,582 |  40,494 | 31,510 | 36,544 | 36,682 |    --- | 36,682 | 30,294
South Dakota .........| 35,982 | 37,139 | 37,274 | 38,096 |  36,101 | 24,834 | 31,858 | 31,943 |    --- | 31,943 | 24,000
Tennessee ............| 44,431 | 44,940 | 48,112 | 54,072 |  46,011 | 34,743 | 43,278 | 43,586 | 66,150 | 35,055 | 27,747
Texas ................| 45,164 | 44,294 | 46,992 | 53,063 |  41,883 | 39,331 | 48,938 | 49,130 | 58,942 | 41,439 | 24,942
Utah .................| 45,437 | 43,796 | 45,919 | 50,097 |  39,301 | 35,147 | 49,268 | 49,540 | 50,420 | 38,275 | 33,089
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
Vermont ..............| 43,171 | 45,068 | 45,068 | 48,168 |  37,379 |    --- | 41,430 | 42,640 |    --- | 42,640 | 20,024
Virginia .............| 47,365 | 48,405 | 51,675 | 56,288 |  48,691 | 38,142 | 43,894 | 44,204 |    --- | 44,204 | 26,614
Washington ...........| 45,703 | 45,774 | 51,202 | 54,727 |  45,381 | 38,753 | 45,421 | 45,421 |    --- | 45,421 |    ---
West Virginia.........| 39,793 | 40,667 | 41,323 | 47,507 |  38,401 | 31,816 | 35,038 | 35,038 |    --- | 35,038 |    ---
Wisconsin ............| 48,332 | 49,578 | 51,246 | 62,321 |  47,325 | 47,064 | 42,805 | 42,805 | 54,746 | 39,066 |    ---
Wyoming ..............| 39,998 | 39,998 | 47,216 | 47,216 |     --- | 32,766 |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
                      |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
U.S. Service Schools .| 61,758 | 61,758 | 61,758 |    --- |  61,758 |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
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   Outlying areas ....| 31,663 | 33,248 | 33,796 | 34,217 |  33,495 | 31,026 | 19,633 | 19,633 |    --- | 19,633 |    ---
                      |________|________|________|________|_________|________|________|________|________|________|________
American Samoa .......| 32,522 | 32,522 |    --- |    --- |     --- | 32,522 |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
Federated States of   |        |        |        |        |         |        |        |        |        |        |
  Micronesia .........| 26,884 | 26,884 |    --- |    --- |     --- | 26,884 |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
Guam .................| 47,021 | 47,021 | 51,273 |    --- |  51,273 | 42,964 |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
Marshall Islands .....| 14,722 | 14,722 |    --- |    --- |  14,722 |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
Northern Marianas ....| 32,321 | 32,321 |    --- |    --- |     --- | 32,321 |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
Palau ................| 15,143 | 15,143 |    --- |    --- |     --- | 15,143 |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
Puerto Rico ..........| 30,321 | 32,059 | 32,334 | 34,217 |  30,743 | 29,577 | 19,633 | 19,633 |    --- | 19,633 |    ---
Virgin Islands .......| 45,452 | 45,452 | 45,452 |    --- |  45,452 |   ---  |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    ---
______________________|________|________|________|________|_________|________|________|________|________|________|________

---Data not reported or not applicable.

NOTE.--Data include imputations for nonrespondent institutions.

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, 1995-96" survey. (This table was prepared January 1997).


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