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Table 239. -  Average salary of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts in 4-year institutions of higher education, by type and control of institution and rank of faculty and by state: 1995-96
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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 .....|  $69,924 | $50,186 | $42,335 | $61,076 | $47,850 | $39,544 | $84,970 | $56,517 | $47,387 | $57,089 | $44,186 | $36,325
                      |__________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________
Alabama ..............|   62,390 |  46,175 |  39,248 |  53,010 |  42,698 |  36,375 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  45,566 |  37,175 |  31,028
Alaska ...............|   65,161 |  54,047 |  43,848 |  61,135 |  50,717 |  41,174 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  41,498 |  41,676 |  34,410
Arizona ..............|   68,888 |  49,492 |  43,066 |  58,775 |  47,539 |  38,981 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  47,956 |  44,806 |  31,343
Arkansas .............|   61,336 |  47,575 |  41,002 |  50,980 |  41,391 |  35,689 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  43,878 |  37,204 |  31,116
California ...........|   85,413 |  56,794 |  49,216 |  67,003 |  51,564 |  42,685 |  93,239 |  61,898 |  51,850 |  66,408 |  49,750 |  40,383
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Colorado .............|   67,322 |  50,431 |  43,378 |  56,309 |  45,183 |  38,142 |  67,217 |  50,895 |  44,940 |  56,859 |  42,967 |  33,621
Connecticut ..........|   82,383 |  61,187 |  47,683 |  68,680 |  55,361 |  42,014 | 100,780 |  56,269 |  47,455 |  67,060 |  50,438 |  42,412
Delaware .............|   78,998 |  57,324 |  45,542 |  60,902 |  47,905 |  41,092 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  63,372 |  57,739 |  40,078
District of Columbia .|          |         |         |  60,588 |  48,285 |  39,443 |  77,980 |  53,007 |  43,517 |  55,920 |  44,624 |  36,383
Florida ..............|   65,827 |  46,252 |  42,734 |  60,336 |  46,483 |  40,759 |  75,661 |  53,277 |  43,032 |  54,865 |  41,324 |  35,065
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Georgia ..............|   69,549 |  49,500 |  41,710 |  59,802 |  47,848 |  39,414 |  88,656 |  57,909 |  48,878 |  49,438 |  40,894 |  33,869
Hawaii ...............|   72,025 |  54,713 |  47,058 |  58,252 |  47,664 |  42,804 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  54,152 |  46,456 |  41,138
Idaho ................|   55,463 |  45,181 |  41,217 |  49,845 |  41,736 |  36,822 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  45,725 |  37,299 |  33,190
Illinois .............|   70,074 |  49,458 |  42,042 |  57,942 |  46,799 |  39,292 |  90,944 |  59,938 |  50,859 |  53,928 |  43,650 |  36,943
Indiana...............|   67,151 |  48,838 |  40,835 |  59,107 |  45,465 |  39,201 |  86,818 |  60,580 |  49,998 |  51,722 |  42,292 |  35,328
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Iowa .................|   72,891 |  53,185 |  44,020 |  62,052 |  48,729 |  41,629 |  63,809 |  47,234 |  40,652 |  48,518 |  39,040 |  32,773
Kansas ...............|   61,279 |  45,374 |  39,387 |  51,778 |  41,733 |  35,815 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  36,583 |  32,111 |  28,159
Kentucky .............|   66,430 |  47,686 |  40,938 |  53,759 |  43,728 |  36,265 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  44,955 |  36,242 |  31,722
Louisiana ............|   61,130 |  44,254 |  37,898 |  49,829 |  40,080 |  34,664 |  72,166 |  53,193 |  42,826 |  46,697 |  38,563 |  34,696
Maine ................|   58,275 |  45,694 |  38,353 |  51,474 |  41,513 |  34,135 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  65,027 |  47,161 |  36,588
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Maryland .............|   73,989 |  52,297 |  46,196 |  63,003 |  49,311 |  41,577 |  84,580 |  58,834 |  47,902 |  54,772 |  44,139 |  36,306
Massachusetts ........|   70,319 |  53,098 |  43,258 |  56,565 |  47,801 |  39,336 |  90,651 |  58,456 |  50,289 |  67,374 |  49,051 |  41,314
Michigan .............|   75,895 |  56,450 |  47,456 |  60,929 |  49,253 |  40,987 |  55,356 |  44,226 |  37,182 |  50,041 |  41,451 |  36,109
Minnesota ............|   74,328 |  51,463 |  45,611 |  54,485 |  44,753 |  37,897 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  55,776 |  43,256 |  36,024
Mississippi ..........|   58,615 |  46,386 |  40,649 |  53,495 |  43,670 |  37,733 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  45,818 |  37,042 |  32,997
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Missouri..............|   68,773 |  51,557 |  45,108 |  57,140 |  46,356 |  38,212 |  76,800 |  52,602 |  45,574 |  45,663 |  37,430 |  32,730
Montana ..............|   50,728 |  41,570 |  36,430 |  46,558 |  37,626 |  32,732 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  35,697 |  31,047 |  31,518
Nebraska .............|   71,391 |  49,411 |  42,735 |  53,718 |  44,698 |  37,161 |  69,771 |  48,644 |  35,633 |  43,626 |  36,600 |  32,035
Nevada ...............|   70,672 |  52,609 |  42,054 |  65,586 |  51,336 |  42,708 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  43,691 |  29,914 |  13,273
New Hampshire ........|   64,240 |  48,104 |  40,127 |  55,694 |  44,153 |  37,049 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  68,903 |  45,483 |  38,183
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
New Jersey ...........|   92,584 |  65,547 |  50,285 |  77,607 |  61,134 |  47,872 |  97,220 |  58,733 |  45,208 |  61,080 |  49,684 |  39,914
New Mexico ...........|   61,962 |  47,364 |  39,341 |  51,348 |  40,084 |  34,460 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  43,296 |  36,506 |  30,930
New York .............|   78,428 |  55,887 |  43,915 |  70,935 |  54,347 |  43,701 |  83,612 |  58,311 |  48,607 |  64,002 |  49,809 |  39,691
North Carolina .......|   72,682 |  51,440 |  45,144 |  57,847 |  46,052 |  39,827 |  76,066 |  54,509 |  44,586 |  44,847 |  36,641 |  31,727
North Dakota .........|   48,084 |  39,786 |  35,827 |  45,131 |  36,887 |  33,415 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  41,017 |  34,158 |  31,044
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Ohio .................|   68,621 |  50,523 |  41,440 |  62,596 |  48,037 |  38,718 |  79,893 |  57,359 |  49,829 |  54,807 |  42,356 |  35,267
Oklahoma .............|   60,434 |  44,890 |  37,858 |  47,875 |  40,570 |  36,880 |  68,185 |  49,088 |  39,205 |  45,394 |  38,630 |  29,639
Oregon ...............|   61,149 |  46,138 |  40,124 |  51,820 |  40,855 |  35,929 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  56,483 |  43,361 |  35,767
Pennsylvania .........|   79,229 |  56,381 |  44,953 |  71,512 |  55,784 |  44,542 |  89,077 |  59,000 |  49,988 |  60,123 |  47,137 |  38,447
Rhode Island .........|   65,870 |  49,774 |  43,346 |  52,979 |  46,045 |  38,662 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  69,683 |  50,282 |  43,466
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South Carolina .......|   65,998 |  48,591 |  41,654 |  49,727 |  42,142 |  35,537 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  47,102 |  36,172 |  31,038
South Dakota .........|   47,974 |  38,615 |  35,270 |  47,079 |  38,980 |  32,553 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  40,347 |  32,752 |  30,257
Tennessee ............|   63,839 |  49,636 |  42,613 |  56,843 |  45,508 |  37,704 |  86,111 |  57,222 |  45,353 |  44,141 |  35,691 |  31,378
Texas ................|   69,440 |  46,850 |  41,170 |  53,810 |  43,590 |  36,831 |  77,482 |  53,540 |  46,490 |  52,668 |  41,411 |  33,416
Utah .................|   63,886 |  46,098 |  39,541 |  48,595 |  39,511 |  35,211 |  63,292 |  47,942 |  40,652 |  46,967 |  39,284 |  33,638
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
Vermont ..............|   62,301 |  47,018 |  38,208 |  44,854 |  36,723 |  30,548 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  55,337 |  41,376 |  35,455
Virginia .............|   71,669 |  50,956 |  43,504 |  61,642 |  47,985 |  39,168 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  55,891 |  43,744 |  35,576
Washington ...........|   67,725 |  48,179 |  42,880 |  53,051 |  43,707 |  37,650 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  57,791 |  45,041 |  38,287
West Virginia.........|   58,545 |  46,249 |  38,084 |  46,150 |  38,404 |  32,697 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  42,483 |  36,147 |  30,821
Wisconsin ............|   70,851 |  52,938 |  46,561 |  56,095 |  46,069 |  39,377 |  71,423 |  53,621 |  43,878 |  49,252 |  39,352 |  33,800
Wyoming ..............|   58,722 |  45,679 |  41,098 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
                      |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
U.S. Service Schools .|    ---   |    ---  |    ---  |  73,712 |  57,491 |  52,214 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
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   Outlying areas ....|   41,404 |  34,589 |  28,640 |  33,495 |  40,061 |  30,408 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  15,790 |  23,472 |  22,720
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American Samoa .......|    ---   |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Federated States of   |          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  Micronesia .........|    ---   |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Guam .................|    ---   |    ---  |    ---  |  70,692 |  57,425 |  44,197 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Northern Marianas ....|    ---   |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Palau ................|    ---   |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
Puerto Rico ..........|   41,404 |  34,589 |  28,640 |  37,870 |  31,559 |  27,202 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |  15,790 |  23,472 |  22,720
Virgin Islands .......|    ---   |    ---  |    ---  |  55,827 |  46,009 |  39,102 |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---  |    ---
______________________|__________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________

---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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