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Unweighted Median Salary by Carnegie Classification

2013 CUPA-HR Professionals in Higher Education Salary Survey

The following table lists overall median salaries for various higher ed professional positions. This table is for informational purposes only and should not be duplicated without permission. To order the full survey report, visit the Survey Ordering and Pricing page.

* indicates 4 cases or fewer
All Institutions
Research Universities**
Other Doctoral**
Master’s
Baccalaureate
Associate’s
Academic Affairs
Exec Assist to Sys or Inst CEO
67,348
84,260
85,303
66,846
58,916
57,233
Admin Specialist/Coord
45,775
49,178
45,933
44,711
43,906
46,356
Study Abroad Advisor
41,943
42,005
45,022
40,832
42,335
43,310
Academic Support Center Coord
46,444
52,595
51,799
45,240
42,504
47,405
Head, Campus Lrng Resources Ctr
62,328
83,659
70,068
60,732
52,950
57,682
Head, Campus Teaching Center
85,100
103,500
101,585
81,673
74,401
75,731
Credential Specialist
44,453
43,330
52,704
45,456
40,591
45,698
Academic Evaluator
37,285
36,572
43,197
37,016
36,393
40,742
Head, Foreign Student Services
59,077
73,543
62,606
57,115
48,873
58,777
Head, Student Academic Counseling
60,591
76,338
59,220
57,014
55,384
63,980
Academic Advisor/Counselor
41,562
41,973
42,956
41,112
40,024
42,968
Librarian, Head of Acquisitions
58,956
69,302
59,289
60,373
50,455
51,601
Librarian, Head of Tech Svs
61,791
84,758
72,345
62,533
55,152
53,494
Librarian, Head, Pub/Access Svs
59,490
79,738
70,689
59,102
53,317
54,897
Librarian, Head of Cataloging
60,101
70,355
66,866
53,985
55,322
64,551
Librarian, Head, Collect Devel
66,533
76,124
66,310
59,882
64,319
*
Librarian, Head, Archives/Recds
60,766
73,164
65,948
56,237
57,093
*
Librarian, Syst/Digital Coll
58,842
68,527
67,864
53,953
51,112
59,467
Librarian, Head, Ref/Instr (II)
55,170
70,096
61,771
54,330
52,542
52,385
Librarian, Ref/Instr (Lev I)
46,861
51,320
53,489
46,931
44,540
46,066
Librarian, Catal/Metadata (II)
51,566
54,300
60,310
50,355
50,002
56,520
Librarian, Cataloger (Level I)
40,366
44,850
46,750
39,680
35,377
45,029
Librarian, Electronic Resources
53,037
60,450
59,552
51,504
45,843
50,888
Librarian, Media
53,953
57,081
58,459
49,742
50,163
*
Library Svs Coord for Dist Ed
53,622
65,153
61,740
51,720
47,022
50,919
Librarian, Gov Docs/Publs
57,036
59,617
64,648
51,500
55,365
*
Librarian, Serials
51,052
58,148
65,586
48,347
47,966
*
Librarian, Head, Branch Lib
77,625
93,342
94,985
64,884
78,206
50,032
Head, Campus Museum
96,301
132,520
108,484
79,455
88,642
*
Archive/Museum/Gallery Curator
49,988
53,254
50,504
47,185
50,703
46,525
Continuing Ed Specialist
50,954
56,001
57,896
50,720
46,939
49,327
Continuing Ed Conf/Wrkshp Coord
45,616
45,448
45,618
44,747
40,750
50,914
Instr Tech, Faculty Support Mgr
63,945
69,588
67,377
65,785
55,513
57,289
Web Content Developer
50,086
54,958
52,265
48,134
48,660
51,530
Web Graphics Designer
47,048
51,569
48,925
45,320
45,675
46,615
Instr Technology, Specialist
51,000
53,687
55,781
48,480
55,000
47,679
Online Instr Designer, Entry
48,321
51,055
51,629
44,500
41,005
45,471
Online Instr Designer, Sr
56,046
60,493
54,019
55,000
52,638
54,190
Head, Campus Ed Media Services
63,500
81,104
78,420
61,236
60,093
60,211
Head, Exec Ed
103,660
135,000
*
101,022
*
*
Head, Theater/Perform Arts Ctr
70,700
102,699
60,951
71,000
60,177
59,580
Student Affairs
Head, Min/Multicult Stu Affairs
60,205
73,385
64,602
58,411
54,127
60,473
Cooperative Ed Program Coord
46,300
49,346
46,080
46,213
45,193
44,724
Head, Campus Ministries
63,598
93,247
70,034
60,724
64,180
*
Head, Women's Center
61,000
65,802
51,491
55,374
58,182
72,111
Campus Chaplain
49,612
53,676
54,543
46,453
54,606
*
Deputy Head, Stu Admissions
55,692
69,566
61,292
53,174
53,362
47,097
Stu Admissions Counselor
35,773
37,689
38,946
35,368
33,800
40,392
Head, Campus Grad Admissions
65,189
74,544
69,130
62,558
59,988
*
Student Career Counselor
43,672
45,101
47,451
42,961
42,000
44,692
Deputy Head, Stu Financial Aid
54,631
69,836
62,620
52,500
51,356
51,216
Stu Financial Aid Counselor
38,500
40,406
40,710
38,182
35,975
41,539
Deputy Head, Stu Housing
51,962
70,000
58,809
49,115
43,843
*
Stu Housing, Admin Ops Officer
56,137
68,250
60,768
47,049
45,060
*
Stu Housing, Res Life Officer
44,750
63,777
50,365
42,623
39,203
32,451
Stu Res Hall Mgr (R&B incl)
30,902
33,149
31,437
30,604
28,820
36,403
Stu Res Hall Mgr (R&B not incl)
37,384
38,582
40,435
34,874
33,740
*
Deputy Head, Student Activities
43,812
53,000
47,678
42,265
40,000
44,503
Head, Campus Rec/ Intramurals
64,543
85,284
74,002
57,944
51,531
58,433
Student Activities Officer
41,133
43,529
41,923
40,089
36,554
46,696
Deputy Head, Campus Rec/Intram
48,100
55,712
53,437
44,130
41,180
*
Deputy Head, Campus Student Union
54,012
61,570
49,545
47,856
47,273
*
Campus Rec/Intramural Coord
39,717
43,820
41,798
37,589
36,926
41,818
Deputy Head, Student Counseling
63,577
77,283
70,160
59,316
58,732
53,530
Student Counseling Psychologist
59,826
61,263
63,512
55,874
63,654
51,258
Student Counselor
48,398
51,928
48,521
46,553
46,972
51,213
Associate Registrar
55,295
69,644
59,986
52,413
49,338
50,651
Assistant Registrar
43,961
53,305
48,086
42,325
39,684
41,568
Institutional Affairs
Staff Attorney
110,000
116,040
112,358
93,220
115,716
90,185
HR Generalist
45,000
49,938
46,969
43,268
42,244
45,000
HR Generalist, Sr
57,532
61,618
60,059
54,964
53,615
53,225
HR Class & Comp Specialist
47,712
48,077
51,374
44,430
48,093
52,122
HR Class & Comp Specialist, Sr
61,021
62,854
56,702
54,863
60,842
63,360
HR Class & Comp Unit Supervisor
75,638
80,000
*
68,315
*
61,074
HR Benefits Specialist
43,281
43,400
43,500
42,300
41,348
45,000
HR Benefits Specialist, Sr
54,969
55,473
52,601
52,241
49,462
62,740
HR Benefits Unit Supervisor
68,720
69,657
62,840
66,552
*
70,493
HR Employment Specialist
43,055
45,091
44,165
38,501
40,700
47,887
HR Employment Specialist, Sr
54,394
56,953
56,372
49,035
53,840
59,023
HR Employment Unit Supervisor
71,343
73,684
63,003
61,824
*
75,026
HR Employee Rel Specialist
49,068
51,888
49,569
42,030
*
55,938
HR Employee Rel Specialist, Sr
61,800
63,002
52,886
57,115
*
*
HR Employee Rel Unit Supervisor
73,235
73,416
*
72,450
*
*
Head, Campus Labor Relations
91,036
97,688
*
79,000
*
77,250
Head, Campus Disability Svs
63,007
74,597
62,100
58,802
59,830
64,468
Disability Services Coord
50,150
58,343
51,906
47,354
46,680
50,078
Disability Services Advisor
45,250
46,897
50,368
41,500
48,248
47,360
Deputy Head, Campus AA/EEO
76,542
80,000
*
75,900
*
*
Affirm Action/EEO Specialist
59,172
59,219
*
53,260
*
52,525
Head, Title III Program
65,055
*
85,021
68,656
63,756
62,406
Title IX Coord
74,500
104,550
*
57,817
67,229
*
Training/Org Develop Specialist
55,788
55,605
57,033
49,314
55,586
57,882
Deputy Head, Inst Research
63,908
82,667
69,772
57,760
52,398
52,177
Fiscal Affairs
Deputy Controller
78,000
100,296
89,668
73,964
68,315
71,837
Deputy Bursar
52,067
65,281
55,933
49,187
45,169
51,290
Accountant
43,923
45,397
47,563
42,140
41,684
45,003
Accountant, Sr
56,131
57,400
57,564
55,008
53,042
56,394
Head, Accounting (not CAO)
83,457
97,900
92,034
71,620
70,094
68,974
Collections Supervisor
46,315
53,818
52,955
43,991
35,973
51,178
Accounting Unit Supervisor
63,120
68,289
70,616
58,916
58,172
57,864
Head Cashier
37,597
48,360
50,422
34,597
32,323
47,855
Auditor
54,540
53,300
53,131
51,175
64,819
55,590
Auditor, Sr
68,373
70,705
68,653
61,302
65,100
66,201
Budget Analyst
51,959
54,053
54,357
50,000
48,887
56,076
Budget Analyst, Sr
65,408
67,219
64,009
63,410
62,000
62,872
Budget Unit Supervisor/Mgr
80,917
83,600
83,042
78,325
69,994
68,033
Deputy Head, Budget
83,946
99,536
82,429
73,467
79,096
79,779
Contract and Grants Specialist
51,854
49,874
56,196
51,650
50,893
53,138
Restricted Funds Accountant
58,200
63,446
60,303
51,238
62,402
52,800
Deputy Head, Purch/Materials Mgt
67,084
78,900
71,461
60,120
49,771
62,822
Materials Management Buyer
43,510
45,370
46,876
41,372
40,937
42,360
Materials Management Buyer, Sr
53,376
55,602
52,783
46,716
49,995
57,146
Print Shop Supervisor
47,138
51,975
56,352
43,466
39,208
47,367
Inventory Mgr
45,197
49,607
53,219
43,393
41,745
44,513
Deputy Head, Bookstore
50,750
65,000
*
46,590
45,900
55,567
Dept Business Mgr (Small Unit)
56,896
58,554
58,233
52,189
51,716
49,557
Dept Business Mgr (Large Unit)
71,905
73,588
71,486
64,172
66,033
76,403
Ticket Mgr
45,675
51,331
45,800
39,000
40,432
44,290
External Affairs
Head of Develop, College/Div
80,974
93,970
82,232
73,000
74,154
64,479
Annual Giving Officer, Entry
40,700
45,000
48,872
38,947
39,000
40,885
Annual Giving Officer – Sr
53,808
54,880
62,361
52,563
49,139
58,882
Major Gift Officer, Entry
57,230
60,412
66,903
53,394
58,990
*
Major Gift Officer, Sr
78,050
85,174
87,107
74,253
77,455
76,300
Planned Giving Officer, Entry
54,667
55,220
53,717
50,943
52,150
*
Planned Giving Officer, Sr
82,137
92,160
92,744
72,420
72,658
54,269
Alumni Rel Officer, Entry Level
41,667
46,291
43,253
40,673
38,625
48,627
Alumni Rel Officer, Sr Level
51,573
59,692
55,475
50,330
48,516
50,549
Head, Church Relations
66,569
*
90,967
75,000
56,159
*
Advanc Svs, Prospect Researcher
45,068
49,695
48,021
44,075
43,680
47,404
Public Info Specialist
46,638
48,217
50,628
44,823
43,232
50,423
Head, College/University Press
93,840
120,349
72,591
60,000
60,000
*
Deputy Head, Campus Publications
56,760
63,818
62,477
55,122
52,099
56,810
Head, Campus Info Office
71,956
90,000
81,435
65,200
64,920
64,124
Head, Campus News Bureau/Srvc
65,638
79,356
71,429
54,953
62,210
*
Television Producer/Director
50,307
50,583
58,386
48,564
52,000
45,969
Television Program Mgr
54,196
52,140
59,032
53,300
*
56,890
Television Engineer, Sr
53,988
53,039
66,200
53,704
47,862
60,504
FM Radio Station Mgr
64,563
78,281
64,927
60,483
58,140
73,585
TV Station Mgr
68,307
88,577
62,886
59,410
*
59,775
Head, Campus Conferences
62,296
78,904
70,928
61,090
52,857
65,653
Event Coordinator
42,723
44,241
49,139
42,618
40,626
42,585
Facilities
Head, Campus Printing Services
56,312
73,626
64,429
52,145
44,729
54,836
Head, Campus Mail Services
45,022
58,323
50,518
43,130
37,822
49,213
Head, Campus Land/Grnds Keeping
56,887
75,000
66,936
53,354
53,338
55,935
Head, Campus Construction
83,096
99,613
91,777
81,776
74,148
63,775
Head, Campus Skilled Trades
65,600
77,412
75,081
61,495
63,244
58,058
Head, Campus, Custodial Svs
55,000
69,500
61,748
51,000
51,442
49,705
Head, Campus Power Plant
72,819
85,000
77,900
65,336
68,974
57,201
Head, Building Maint Trades
65,551
80,100
78,174
60,000
61,285
65,615
Facilities Utilization Planner
58,473
61,940
65,078
55,825
52,040
55,860
Architect
76,451
78,992
84,934
72,260
74,865
58,672
Landscape Architect
63,908
63,908
*
*
*
*
Engineer, Constr Projects Coord
67,799
69,833
67,695
63,452
67,922
66,773
Engineer, Facilities Mech Sys
73,033
75,807
57,814
66,633
65,696
76,751
Engineer, Electrical/Electronic
63,793
64,564
*
*
*
*
Engineer, Mechanical
64,000
65,456
*
62,000
*
*
Engineer, Res Proj Instrumntatn
63,504
62,224
*
*
79,265
*
Engineer, Electr/Electronic, Sr
75,730
75,870
*
*
*
*
Engineer, Mechanical, Sr
83,227
85,210
*
*
*
*
Environ Hlth/Safety Specialist
55,237
59,559
57,615
53,031
53,421
57,329
Safety Officer
52,314
58,420
54,709
47,736
43,139
54,458
Head, Child Care Site
56,776
66,872
60,255
53,086
52,672
57,581
Farm Manager
47,318
51,591
59,005
44,189
44,614
*
Textbook Manager
41,738
52,337
44,525
39,762
35,700
45,936
Information Technology
Deputy Head, IT Acad Computing
75,000
92,508
90,760
71,576
62,096
67,495
Deputy Head, IT Admin Computing
83,180
100,425
94,733
82,436
75,257
64,423
Head, IT Enterprise Data Center
89,855
105,265
98,202
87,369
86,431
74,008
Head, IT User Services Director
76,500
100,275
83,535
71,294
66,209
74,160
Head, IT Info Management
90,638
114,455
102,870
79,296
85,931
90,638
IT Principal Systems Analyst
77,160
101,217
80,961
72,793
65,671
66,909
IT Auditor
60,069
63,467
74,443
*
*
*
IT Auditor, Sr
81,142
79,989
*
*
*
*
IT Programmer Analyst
55,364
57,729
59,567
53,633
52,183
57,858
IT Programmer Analyst, Sr
66,803
69,572
74,845
61,950
65,544
68,473
IT Programmer Analyst, Superv
79,704
82,197
94,272
77,584
65,650
82,368
IT Campus Web Master
59,810
71,760
66,675
58,217
56,400
56,286
IT Web Designer /Developer
53,447
55,145
58,387
49,376
50,336
56,891
IT Project Mgr
77,491
80,898
82,636
72,186
67,914
76,110
IT Database Administrator
68,866
74,406
77,558
65,275
65,940
69,681
IT Data Administrator
63,298
83,998
77,412
59,400
48,936
54,420
IT Principal Database Admin
85,335
95,300
98,444
82,555
73,025
89,706
IT Client Support Specialist
46,088
48,943
48,049
44,964
44,201
45,922
IT Help Desk Specialist/Techn
40,323
43,943
41,482
40,274
39,531
38,760
IT Help Desk Mgr
56,744
66,039
62,797
53,293
47,420
58,365
IT Email Administrator
66,560
74,846
71,906
60,575
54,460
56,471
IT Network Engineer
63,769
69,510
62,601
58,637
59,249
62,046
IT Network Administrator
61,200
69,142
63,532
58,950
59,519
59,919
IT Network Operations Mgr
69,965
69,408
75,417
72,725
59,810
63,872
IT Systems Programmer
57,775
60,743
61,388
55,822
52,293
56,199
IT Systems Programmer, Sr
71,688
75,319
77,552
66,307
68,830
60,589
IT Systems Programmer, Superv
84,810
85,640
97,760
75,755
75,408
91,507
IT Systems Administrator
60,000
63,904
60,283
57,596
56,473
58,902
IT Research Computer Specialist
61,160
65,649
*
51,440
50,867
*
[466100 ] IT Security Analyst/Engineer
68,021
70,859
77,302
58,489
62,655
67,383
IT Telecommunications Mgr
62,511
83,084
69,269
59,764
53,758
70,155
Research Professionals
Physical Sci, Research Assist
41,159
41,754
49,368
36,991
35,853
*
Physical Sci, Research Assoc
50,595
50,925
53,460
46,956
*
*
Physical Sci, Research Scholar
57,902
56,157
*
59,646
*
*
Physical Sci, Sr Res Scholar
71,269
74,616
*
64,584
*
*
Physical Sci, Princ Res Scholar
88,892
84,363
*
*
*
*
Social Sci, Research Assist
46,030
45,934
*
*
*
*
Social Sci, Research Assoc
49,828
50,602
*
43,925
*
*
Social Sci, Research Scholar
58,120
56,335
*
63,597
*
*
Social Sci, Sr Res Scholar
73,869
74,913
*
*
*
*
Soc Sci, Principal Res Scholar
91,800
91,800
*
*
*
*
Medical Sci, Research Assist
38,629
41,461
*
*
*
*
Medical Sci, Research Assoc
44,688
45,527
*
*
*
*
Medical Sci, Research Scholar
52,315
57,191
*
*
*
*
Medical Sci, Sr Res Scholar
53,609
66,066
*
*
*
*
Med Sci, Principal Res Scholar
84,000
*
*
*
*
*
Life Sci, Research Assist
39,338
40,211
*
34,906
*
*
Life Sci, Research Assoc
46,122
45,422
49,425
49,395
48,603
*
Life Sciences, Research Scholar
53,081
53,081
*
*
*
*
Life Sci, Sr Research Scholar
54,975
54,122
*
*
*
*
Life Sci, Principal Res Scholar
64,419
64,568
*
*
*
*
Lab Coord-Physical Sciences
45,631
46,629
44,311
44,070
45,405
50,773
Lab Coord-Life Sciences
44,185
50,057
46,561
43,188
43,299
45,127
Extension Programs, Technology Transfer, Health Science & Environmental Sustainability
Head, Community Services
63,693
87,834
88,713
56,796
55,161
63,827
Sr Technology Licensing Officer
92,058
92,365
*
92,587
*
*
Staff Physician
137,864
138,639
131,888
130,000
183,205
*
Nurse Practitioner
76,135
78,337
77,870
72,134
74,853
*
Staff Nurse
49,851
52,962
52,580
48,272
47,009
55,537
Clinical Research Nurse
63,340
64,670
*
*
*
*
Pharmacist, Student Health
99,063
99,743
95,430
90,336
*
*
Veterinarian
109,663
107,449
*
*
*
*
Animal Care Manager
55,178
62,043
60,057
46,060
38,124
*
Dietetic/Nutrition Professional
50,148
50,196
59,582
44,462
54,187
*
Head, Environ Sustainability
70,700
78,339
81,475
60,688
54,182
73,575
Athletic Affairs
Head, Athletics Acad Affairs
67,119
85,584
63,766
55,659
54,000
*
Head, Athletics Compliance
57,000
75,525
66,741
50,923
48,121
*
Head, Athletics Fin & Business
75,952
96,063
80,574
61,710
63,555
*
Head, Athletics Develop
79,840
92,807
80,445
59,850
47,736
*
Head, Athletics Operations
64,172
82,286
66,356
56,650
55,113
47,484
Head, Athletics Ext Affairs
79,784
100,000
75,529
60,004
*
*
Head, Sports Info/Athl Communs
48,348
68,020
56,646
47,545
43,000
*
Head, Men’s Athletics Programs
83,051
152,823
*
60,000
66,000
*
Head, Women's Athletics Prgrms
69,394
102,261
87,479
63,506
62,670
*
Head, Athletics Training Prgrms
56,566
74,618
61,127
54,268
51,260
48,501
Athl Trainer/Phys Therapist
40,470
43,900
40,422
38,525
39,630
47,562
Head Coach-Football
96,403
300,761
187,164
92,959
74,685
*
Head Coach-Baseball
59,045
110,000
81,420
57,735
49,221
53,461
Head Coach-Men's Basketball
77,889
250,000
227,841
77,877
61,725
52,334
Head Coach-Women's Basketball
70,000
175,000
123,900
67,377
53,700
56,988
Head Coach-Cross Country
44,445
60,830
45,820
45,410
42,000
*
Head Coach-Track and Field
53,771
70,002
55,894
49,078
49,990
*
Head Coach-Cross Cntry/Track&Field
58,350
78,203
65,100
53,882
51,042
*
Head Coach-Skiing
58,196
*
*
*
57,817
*
Head Coach-Swimming & Diving
56,730
71,716
57,969
50,000
48,749
*
Head Coach-Men's Golf
49,188
74,312
62,007
41,800
41,200
*
Head Coach-Men's Gymnastics
75,570
81,273
*
*
*
*
Head Coach-Men's Ice Hockey
99,671
210,000
*
60,000
88,188
*
Head Coach-Men's Lacrosse
53,850
121,780
91,054
51,080
49,000
*
Head Coach-Men's Rowing
59,172
81,349
*
53,580
54,761
*
Head Coach-Men's Soccer
51,183
78,000
69,678
49,960
45,269
45,865
Head Coach-Men's Tennis
49,942
68,029
57,045
42,930
45,000
*
Head Coach-Men's Volleyball
53,319
76,875
*
53,008
44,128
*
Head Coach-Men's Wrestling
55,255
76,316
78,089
48,980
50,266
*
Head Coach-Women's Field Hockey
52,092
74,122
*
43,726
49,426
*
Head Coach-Women's Golf
49,234
67,601
51,048
40,341
40,800
*
Head Coach-Women's Gymnastics
73,263
85,189
*
60,740
*
*
Head Coach-Women's Ice Hockey
59,705
97,282
*
52,316
60,000
*
Head Coach-Women's Lacrosse
46,800
65,280
58,745
45,051
44,439
*
Head Coach-Women's Rowing
61,704
75,000
*
47,305
55,959
*
Head Coach-Women's Soccer
51,296
70,000
63,603
49,158
45,115
*
Head Coach-Women's Softball
49,861
72,755
63,622
48,000
42,220
50,292
Head Coach-Women's Tennis
48,948
67,079
49,860
40,000
42,262
*
Head Coach-Women's Volleyball
53,053
81,490
70,639
50,068
44,269
45,000
Head Coach, Cheerleading
32,999
33,403
31,876
33,600
30,300
*
Head Coach, Strength/Condition
48,415
66,300
50,895
43,736
42,078
*
Offensive Coord-Football
59,999
168,000
84,134
52,422
43,000
*
Defensive Coord-Football
63,300
211,150
84,166
52,279
43,216
*
Assist Coach-Football
44,125
126,429
57,503
42,487
38,519
*
Assist Coach-Baseball
37,715
52,757
47,784
34,209
27,896
33,839
Assist Coach-Men's Basketball
45,000
95,643
70,935
42,256
33,130
32,101
Assist Coach-Women's Basketball
42,500
65,507
51,151
38,550
32,400
32,278

** Research Universities are doctorate-granting institutions that Carnegie has classified as having either high or very high research activity (RU/H or RU/VH). Other Doctoral are Doctoral/Research Universities (DRU) that have a lower level of research activity.