For Faculty

Compensation data are available by gender and by rank -- Professor, Assistant, Associate, Instructor, and Lecturer.  Extensive information on benefits is also available.  This study provides data for salary negotiations, collective bargaining, and setting salaries for new positions.

For Senior Leadership

Provide credible answers to trustees, state boards, legislators, and funders to promote transparency, demonstrate efficiency and establish benchmarks.  The 2015-16 report was the first to include data on part-time faculty.

The Faculty Compensation Survey provides outstanding data on faculty compensation that is used extensively by institutions' administrators, hiring committees and faculty.  Having salary and benefit comparison data helps establish a climate of trust and transparency throughout higher education.  Important research work on gender equity also becomes available through the FCS.

Lou Guthrie
Director, National Higher Education Benchmarking Institute

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