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Median Base Pay for Faculty at Two-Year Institutions Increased 2% in 2013-14

Data from CUPA-HR’s Faculty in Higher Education Salary Survey of Two-Year Community and Technical Colleges show that like their counterparts in four-year institutions, faculty members at two-year colleges also saw their salaries rise in 2013-14. read more ▸

Salaries of Professionals in Higher Ed Increased 2.1% in 2013-14

Data from CUPA-HR’s 2013-14 Professionals in Higher Education Salary Survey show that salaries of higher ed professionals increased just slightly from the year prior. However, for the first time in several years, the overall increase was the same at both private and public institutions (in years past, salary increases at privates have typically outpaced those at publics). read more ▸

Median Base Salaries for Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Increased 2.1 Percent in 2013-14

Data from CUPA-HR’s 2013-14 Faculty in Higher Education Salary Survey by Discipline, Rank and Tenure Status in Four-Year Colleges and Universities show that faculty salaries increased in 2013-14 at the same rate as 2012-13. However, for the first time in four years, increases were greater at public institutions (2.2%) than at private institutions (2.0%). read more ▸

NEW! Faculty Department Head and Per-Course Faculty Salary Surveys — Submit Your Data By March 31

CUPA-HR launched three new salary surveys this year, and two of them are now open for data collection! The Faculty Department Head Salary Survey and the Per-Course Faculty Salary Survey will remain open for data collection through March 18. And remember, you’ll only be able to purchase results if you participate in the surveys. Submit your institution’s data today!

Public Institutions Outpaced Privates Last Year in Salary Increases for Senior Leaders

In 2013, for the first time in several years, senior leaders at public institutions saw a more substantial salary increase than their peers at private institutions. Data from CUPA-HR’s 2013-14 Administrators in Higher Education Salary Survey show a median base salary increase of 2.5% for those in senior-level positions at public institutions, compared to a 2.3% increase for those in the same positions at private institutions. read more ▸

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