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Table 238. -  Average salary of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in 4-year degree-granting institutions,\1\ by type and control of institution and rank of faculty and by state: 1996-97
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                      |      Public university       |     Public other 4-year     |     Private university      |    Private other 4-year
                      |______________________________|_____________________________|_____________________________|_____________________________
 State or other area  |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
                      |Professor |Associate|Assistant|Professor|Associate|Assistant|Professor|Associate|Assistant|Professor|Associate|Assistant
                      |          |professor|professor|         |professor|professor|         |professor|professor|         |professor|professor
______________________|__________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________
          1           |    2     |    3    |    4    |    5    |    6    |    7    |    8    |    9    |   10    |   11    |   12    |   13
______________________|__________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________
   United States .....|  $72,599 | $51,835 | $43,536 | $62,846 | $49,082 | $40,500 | $87,949 | $57,812 | $48,591 | $59,174 | $45,515 | $37,259
                      |__________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________
Alabama ..............|   64,158 |  47,267 |  40,463 |  54,692 |  44,005 |  37,519 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  49,175 |  38,723 |  32,250
Alaska ...............|   64,801 |  55,212 |  42,008 |  62,321 |  51,766 |  41,529 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  43,999 |  41,320 |  34,617
Arizona ..............|   71,484 |  51,330 |  43,989 |  59,834 |  48,623 |  39,631 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  56,029 |  67,093 |  34,818
Arkansas .............|   63,795 |  48,624 |  42,159 |  52,574 |  42,669 |  36,859 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  45,366 |  38,097 |  32,426
California ...........|   91,095 |  60,378 |  52,565 |  69,322 |  54,177 |  44,316 |  93,888 |  62,303 |  53,034 |  68,586 |  50,189 |  41,434
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Colorado .............|   70,540 |  52,825 |  45,245 |  58,442 |  46,475 |  39,201 |  69,380 |  52,574 |  45,530 |  63,840 |  46,693 |  36,589
Connecticut ..........|   85,721 |  63,263 |  50,072 |  71,612 |  56,936 |  43,458 | 104,774 |  57,794 |  48,592 |  69,779 |  51,848 |  43,391
Delaware .............|   82,337 |  58,720 |  47,157 |  61,375 |  49,567 |  41,491 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  67,059 |  58,951 |  37,189
District of Columbia .|      --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |  81,081 |  54,604 |  44,940 |  56,923 |  45,678 |  36,637
Florida ..............|   68,784 |  49,539 |  44,692 |  62,840 |  48,490 |  41,613 |  78,969 |  54,050 |  44,169 |  56,367 |  42,454 |  35,984
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Georgia ..............|   73,791 |  52,015 |  44,752 |  63,385 |  50,058 |  41,113 |  92,931 |  58,662 |  49,729 |  51,171 |  41,681 |  34,420
Hawaii ...............|   73,539 |  54,969 |  47,110 |  57,836 |  46,468 |  41,486 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  55,256 |  47,876 |  43,486
Idaho ................|   58,137 |  47,409 |  41,637 |  52,364 |  43,363 |  38,608 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  48,062 |  40,205 |  34,954
Illinois .............|   73,121 |  50,784 |  43,961 |  59,648 |  48,217 |  40,090 |  94,663 |  60,655 |  52,673 |  55,714 |  45,330 |  37,725
Indiana...............|   70,174 |  50,932 |  41,862 |  61,436 |  46,842 |  40,142 |  90,337 |  62,192 |  51,322 |  52,382 |  42,970 |  36,061
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Iowa .................|   75,140 |  53,768 |  45,220 |  64,145 |  50,027 |  42,735 |  63,918 |  48,366 |  40,124 |  50,397 |  39,711 |  33,578
Kansas ...............|   62,199 |  45,949 |  40,166 |  52,362 |  41,630 |  35,848 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  37,858 |  33,034 |  28,391
Kentucky .............|   68,359 |  49,405 |  41,736 |  55,620 |  44,964 |  37,360 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  47,395 |  37,734 |  32,101
Louisiana ............|   70,607 |  52,243 |  43,494 |  56,489 |  45,104 |  38,101 |  73,992 |  52,249 |  45,363 |  47,894 |  39,822 |  35,312
Maine ................|   60,026 |  48,050 |  39,691 |  53,082 |  43,571 |  35,669 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  67,524 |  49,135 |  37,746
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Maryland .............|   76,329 |  54,023 |  46,841 |  63,490 |  49,832 |  41,672 |  88,221 |  61,840 |  50,430 |  57,315 |  45,824 |  37,346
Massachusetts ........|   75,034 |  57,090 |  45,934 |  59,686 |  50,854 |  40,798 |  93,987 |  59,515 |  51,265 |  69,502 |  50,488 |  42,298
Michigan .............|   79,054 |  58,403 |  48,775 |  62,557 |  50,672 |  42,175 |  59,902 |  51,050 |  36,774 |  51,470 |  42,747 |  37,460
Minnesota ............|   76,087 |  52,770 |  45,696 |  56,734 |  46,118 |  39,313 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  57,952 |  44,870 |  37,133
Mississippi ..........|   59,110 |  47,079 |  40,676 |  53,554 |  44,391 |  38,058 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  46,357 |  35,466 |  32,415
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Missouri..............|   72,974 |  54,586 |  46,778 |  60,511 |  48,307 |  39,465 |  80,705 |  54,912 |  48,918 |  47,096 |  39,280 |  33,745
Montana ..............|   54,288 |  44,449 |  37,972 |  48,695 |  40,173 |  33,679 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  41,556 |  35,441 |  30,483
Nebraska .............|   73,016 |  50,605 |  43,566 |  55,717 |  46,709 |  37,794 |  70,712 |  48,884 |  36,563 |  44,919 |  37,278 |  32,694
Nevada ...............|   74,895 |  55,428 |  45,061 |  69,528 |  53,989 |  44,269 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  45,876 |  38,290 |  27,608
New Hampshire ........|   63,794 |  47,621 |  39,114 |  57,829 |  45,043 |  37,835 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  70,387 |  47,034 |  40,309
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
New Jersey ...........|   91,007 |  64,184 |  48,461 |  78,477 |  61,261 |  47,259 | 100,970 |  59,109 |  47,448 |  63,953 |  51,853 |  40,535
New Mexico ...........|   63,004 |  48,162 |  39,877 |  51,953 |  40,870 |  34,920 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  42,072 |  33,046 |  31,735
New York .............|   78,429 |  55,743 |  43,981 |  70,744 |  53,964 |  43,642 |  87,507 |  60,115 |  50,356 |  66,417 |  51,349 |  40,735
North Carolina .......|   79,294 |  55,394 |  48,613 |  60,946 |  48,423 |  41,684 |  79,455 |  55,780 |  44,090 |  46,356 |  37,701 |  32,462
North Dakota .........|   49,892 |  41,318 |  36,740 |  46,731 |  38,471 |  34,259 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  42,283 |  35,202 |  31,726
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Ohio .................|   71,830 |  52,483 |  42,636 |  63,967 |  49,107 |  39,404 |  82,174 |  59,309 |  51,029 |  56,568 |  43,838 |  36,294
Oklahoma .............|   63,279 |  46,424 |  38,676 |  49,687 |  42,303 |  38,069 |  69,968 |  47,919 |  38,694 |  48,989 |  39,398 |  30,383
Oregon ...............|   60,405 |  46,014 |  39,507 |  51,640 |  40,592 |  35,780 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  58,375 |  44,469 |  35,179
Pennsylvania .........|   81,139 |  57,502 |  45,187 |  71,306 |  56,029 |  44,408 |  92,520 |  61,022 |  51,974 |  62,730 |  48,707 |  39,715
Rhode Island .........|   68,840 |  51,631 |  44,032 |  54,238 |  47,880 |  39,535 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  71,982 |  51,771 |  45,032
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
South Carolina .......|   68,422 |  50,207 |  42,245 |  52,509 |  43,677 |  36,923 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  49,045 |  37,662 |  32,153
South Dakota .........|   47,584 |  39,128 |  34,428 |  46,889 |  38,811 |  33,324 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  41,344 |  35,324 |  31,156
Tennessee ............|   65,579 |  51,299 |  43,418 |  58,146 |  45,503 |  38,092 |  89,305 |  59,212 |  46,166 |  45,412 |  36,144 |  32,393
Texas ................|   72,418 |  48,720 |  42,985 |  55,577 |  43,991 |  38,151 |  78,127 |  54,650 |  45,442 |  55,335 |  42,932 |  35,081
Utah .................|   65,870 |  47,800 |  40,538 |  47,910 |  39,846 |  36,200 |  64,766 |  49,191 |  42,334 |  47,935 |  39,540 |  34,458
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Vermont ..............|   64,822 |  48,988 |  39,650 |  45,983 |  37,666 |  30,465 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  57,600 |  42,070 |  37,205
Virginia .............|   73,057 |  52,082 |  44,719 |  63,388 |  49,503 |  39,985 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  57,444 |  44,612 |  36,374
Washington ...........|   68,166 |  48,701 |  43,452 |  53,171 |  43,553 |  37,225 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  58,225 |  45,257 |  38,667
West Virginia.........|   60,938 |  47,969 |  39,976 |  47,335 |  39,052 |  33,268 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  42,916 |  37,659 |  31,378
Wisconsin ............|   71,625 |  53,805 |  47,896 |  56,712 |  46,598 |  39,737 |  69,887 |  53,844 |  43,280 |  50,112 |  40,446 |  35,029
Wyoming ..............|   58,176 |  45,659 |  40,475 |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
U.S. Service Schools .|      --- |     --- |     --- |  74,021 |  57,949 |  48,942 |     --- |     --- |     --- |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
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   Outlying areas ....|   44,033 |  36,577 |  30,313 |  40,981 |  35,663 |  31,224 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  15,893 |  29,069 |  24,759
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American Samoa .......|      --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Federated States of   |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  Micronesia .........|      --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Guam .................|      --- |     --- |     --- |  70,312 |  54,690 |  43,942 |     --- |     --- |     --- |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Northern Marianas ....|      --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Palau ................|      --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |     --- |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Puerto Rico ..........|   44,033 |  36,577 |  30,313 |  38,836 |  32,555 |  28,236 |     --- |     --- |     --- |  15,893 |  29,069 |  24,759
Virgin Islands .......|      --- |     --- |     --- |  54,987 |  45,124 |  38,777 |     --- |     --- |     --- |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
______________________|__________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________

\1\Includes 4-year degree granting institutions that were eligible to participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
---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, 1996-97" survey. (This table was prepared July 1998.)


1998 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest