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UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

SALARY AND COMPENSATION FOR FULL-TIME FACULTY

AT AAU AND SCHEV PEER GROUP INSTITUTIONS


These reports provide average compensation and salary figures for institutions included in the American Association of Universities, and average salary figures for the University's peer institutions, as established by the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia. These figures include instructional faculty paid on a full-time basis; all medical faculty have been excluded. Salary figures for faculty with eleven- or twelve-month duties have been converted to nine-month figures. The source for these figures is "The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 1996-97," as printed in the March-April 1997 issue of Academe, the bulletin of the American Association of University Professors.


SOURCE:Institutional Assessment and Studies

DATE: October 1, 1997


UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA FACULTY SALARY AVERAGES

Salary at AAU Institutions:

 

•The 60 institutions included in the rankings are only the U.S. institutions. Two Canadian institutions, the University of Toronto and McGill University, have been excluded. Included for the first time this year are the University of California - Davis and the University of California - Irvine, which were added to the AAU in 1996.

•The University averages in all four years displayed represent the salary averages and merit increases as of December 1 of those years. The 1996-97 average does not include the increases from endowment funds that were made in early 1997, retroactive to December 1996. The retroactive increase from the endowment, along with this year's installment from the endowment and five-percent increase from the state, should move the University up a few positions for 1997-98.

•In 1989-90, before the first round of the Wilder budget cuts, U.Va. ranked 18th (68th percentile) in the AAU. Since then, our ranking has varied, never rising above 18th, and stands at 32nd (47th percentile) for 1996-97. This represents the University's lowest percentile rank since 1984-85. During that seven-year period, our average salary increased from $54,100 in 1989-90 to $66,100 in 1996-97 (an increase of 22 percent).

•AAU salary data includes all sources of funds.

 

Compensation at AAU Institutions:

 

•As in the case of the average salary, average compensation was reported as of December 1 of those years.

•In 1989-90, before the first round of the Wilder budget cuts, U.Va. ranked 20th (65th percentile) in compensation. Since then our ranking has varied, never rising above 20th, dropping as low as 32nd in 1992-93, and stands at 31st (50th percentile) for 1996-97. During that seven-year period, our average compensation increased from $66,800 in 1989-90 to $80,600 in 1996-97 (an increase of 21 percent).

 

State Salary at SCHEV Peer Institutions:

•In the spring of 1997, SCHEV approved a new sample of peer institutions for the University. The U.Va. state salary average represents the salary average as of December 1, 1996. The state salary average excludes all endowment funds.

•In 1989-90, before the first round of the Wilder budget cuts, U.Va. ranked 10th in our state peer group of 25. Since then, our ranking has varied, rising as high as 9th in 1990-91 and dropping as low as 15th in 1991-92 and in 1995-96. In the newly constituted group, the University's 1996-97 salary ranks 16th, at the 27th percentile.

 

SCHEV APPROVED 1998-2000 INSTITUTIONAL PEER GROUP

 

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

 

 

Rank

 

Institution

1996-97

Salary

1

Pennsylvania, U of

84,200

2

Northwestern U

79,500

3

Duke U

77,400

4

California-Berkeley, U of

76,800

5

Connecticut, U of

70,900

6

Washington U

70,200

7

Emory U

70,100

8

Southern California, U of

69,900

9

Vanderbilt U

68,100

10

Michigan-Ann Arbor, U of

67,900

11

North Carolina-Chapel Hill, U of

67,600

12

Illinois-Urbana, U of

65,100

13

Iowa, U of

64,000

14

Texas-Austin, U of

63,800

15

SUNY Buffalo

62,700

16

Virginia, U of

62,554

17

Ohio State U

62,500

18

Wisconsin-Madison, U of

62,400

19

Boston U

61,800

20

Tulane U

61,800

21

Maryland-College Park, U of

60,900

22

Arizona, U of

59,400

23

Pittsburgh, U of

58,900

24

Colorado-Boulder, U of

58,700

25

Kentucky, U of

57,000

Mean Salary (excluding U.Va.)

66,733

Standard Deviation (excluding U.Va.)

6,972

U.Va. Percentile

27%

60th Percentile Salary

68,511

Notes:

  • U.Va. salary average represents state funds only; all endowment funds are excluded.
  • All medical faculty have been excluded from the above salary averages.
  • The Boston University average is an estimate obtained by applying the sample group's average increase (3.86 percent) to Boston's average from 1995-96.

 

 

SALARY FOR FULL-TIME FACULTY AT AAU INSTITUTIONS -- 1993-1996

 

RANK

1993-94

1994-95

1995-96

1996-97

RANK

1

Cal Tech

86,600

Cal Tech

90,400

Cal Tech

92,500

Cal Tech

96,700

1

2

Stanford

82,400

Stanford

85,600

Stanford

88,500

Stanford

91,400

2

3

Harvard

79,300

Harvard

83,100

Harvard

85,400

Harvard

89,600

3

4

MIT

75,700

U Pennsylvania

78,500

U Pennsylvania

80,800

U Pennsylvania

84,200

4

5

Princeton

74,900

MIT

78,100

MIT

80,400

MIT

83,000

5

6

U Pennsylvania

74,400

U Chicago

77,100

U Chicago

80,000

Princeton

83,000

6

7

U Chicago

74,200

Princeton

75,900

Princeton

78,200

U Chicago

80,900

7

8

Northwestern

71,200

Northwestern

74,300

Northwestern

77,100

Northwestern

79,500

8

9

Yale U

70,800

Rutgers U

73,900

Yale U

76,000

Columbia U

78,900

9

10

Duke

69,900

Yale U

73,000

Duke

75,200

Yale U

78,900

10

11

Columbia U

68,700

Duke

72,400

Rice U

74,600

Duke

77,400

11

12

NYU

68,300

Columbia U

71,400

NYU

74,000

NYU

77,200

12

13

CMU

67,800

NYU

71,200

Columbia U

73,800

UC Berkeley

76,800

13

14

Rutgers U

66,500

CMU

70,100

CMU

73,500

CMU

76,000

14

15

Rice U

66,300

Rice U

68,800

Rutgers U

71,900

UCLA

73,800

15

16

UC Berkeley

65,000

UC Berkeley

67,200

UC Berkeley

71,900

UCSD

72,700

16

17

USC

64,100

USC

66,100

UCLA

68,100

Rice U

72,600

17

18

Cornell-Endow

62,700

Washington U

65,100

Washington U

67,500

Rutgers U

70,500

18

19

Brown U

62,500

Cornell-Endow

64,300

Emory U

67,300

Washington U

70,200

19

20

Vanderbilt

61,200

Brown U

64,100

UCSD

67,300

Emory U

70,100

20

21

U Rochester

61,100

UCLA

63,400

USC

67,100

USC

69,900

21

22

** UVA **

61,000

U Michigan

63,300

Brown U

66,600

UC Irvine

68,700

22

23

UCLA

60,900

Vanderbilt

62,600

Cornell-Endow

65,700

Brown U

68,600

23

24

U Michigan

60,500

U Rochester

62,500

U Michigan

65,700

Cornell-Endow

68,500

24

25

SUNY Buffalo

60,100

** UVA **

62,300

U Rochester

64,600

Vanderbilt

68,100

25

26

Washington U

60,100

UCSD

62,100

Vanderbilt

64,500

U Michigan

67,900

26

27

UCSD

59,500

Case Western

61,400

Case Western

63,700

UC Santa Barb

67,600

27

28

Johns Hopkins

59,300

SUNY Buffalo

61,400

** UVA **

63,700

UNC

67,600

28

29

Case Western

58,500

U Wisconsin

60,800

UC Santa Barb

63,700

UC Davis

66,800

29

30

U Iowa

57,900

Johns Hopkins

60,700

U Illinois

62,600

U Rochester

66,600

30

31

U Texas

57,700

UNC

60,100

Johns Hopkins

62,500

Case Western

66,200

31

32

U Wisconsin

57,300

U Illinois

59,700

U Minnesota

61,700

** UVA **

66,100

32

33

U Illinois

57,000

U Minnesota

59,400

SUNY Buffalo

61,500

U Illinois

65,100

33

34

UNC

56,500

U Iowa

59,200

UNC

61,500

Johns Hopkins

65,000

34

35

Tulane U

56,400

U Texas

58,700

U Iowa

61,400

U Iowa

64,000

35

36

Purdue U

56,200

Tulane U

58,200

U Wisconsin

61,300

U Texas

63,800

36

37

U Minnesota

55,700

Purdue U

57,500

Tulane U

60,800

U Minnesota

63,300

37

38

Mich State

55,500

Mich State

57,300

U Texas

60,300

SUNY Buffalo

62,700

38

39

Ohio State

55,500

Ohio State

57,300

Ohio State

59,800

Ohio State

62,500

39

40

U Washington

55,500

Brandeis U

57,100

U Maryland

59,400

U Wisconsin

62,400

40

41

Brandeis U

55,000

U Pittsburgh

56,800

Purdue U

59,300

Tulane U

61,800

41

42

U Pittsburgh

54,700

U Colorado

56,400

Iowa State

59,200

Purdue U

61,100

42

43

Indiana U

54,000

U Maryland

56,400

Mich State

58,800

U Maryland

60,900

43

44

U Maryland

53,900

U Arizona

56,300

U Arizona

58,600

Mich State

60,700

44

45

U Arizona

53,700

U Washington

55,500

U Washington

58,000

Iowa State

60,200

45

46

Iowa State

53,400

Iowa State

55,000

U Colorado

57,900

U Arizona

59,400

46

47

U Colorado

52,800

Indiana U

54,900

Indiana U

57,600

Brandeis U

59,000

47

48

Syracuse U

52,600

Clark U

54,300

Brandeis U

57,400

U Pittsburgh

58,900

48

49

U Nebraska

52,300

Syracuse U

54,200

U Pittsburgh

56,800

Indiana U

58,800

49

50

Clark U

52,200

Penn State

53,600

U Nebraska

55,700

U Colorado

58,700

50

51

Penn State

52,200

U Nebraska

53,300

Syracuse U

55,300

U Missouri

58,400

51

52

U Florida

50,100

U Florida

52,700

U Missouri

55,300

U Washington

57,800

52

53

U Kansas

48,500

U Missouri

51,700

Penn State

55,200

Penn State

57,300

53

54

U Missouri

48,500

U Kansas

51,100

Clark U

54,900

U Florida

57,200

54

55

Catholic U

48,200

Catholic U

49,500

U Florida

54,500

U Nebraska

57,000

55

56

U Oregon

45,900

U Oregon

46,200

U Kansas

52,600

Clark U

56,800

56

Catholic U

51,200

Syracuse U

56,600

57

U Oregon

46,800

U Kansas

53,800

58

Catholic U

53,300

59

U Oregon

47,200

60

Notes: All medical faculty are excluded from the above salary averages. Toronto and McGill are excluded. The salary for U Rochester is an estimate for 1996-97. Emory U and UC Santa Barbara were added in 1995-96; UC Davis and UC Irvine were added in 1996-97.

 

COMPENSATION FOR FULL-TIME FACULTY AT AAU INSTITUTIONS -- 1993-1996

 

RANK

1993-94

1994-95

1995-96

1996-97

RANK

1

Cal Tech

107,500

Cal Tech

112,600

Cal Tech

115,000

Cal Tech

120,100

1

2

Stanford

100,000

Harvard

103,400

Stanford

106,500

Stanford

109,600

2

3

Harvard

98,900

Stanford

103,300

Harvard

105,000

Harvard

109,500

3

4

MIT

95,100

U Pennsylvania

100,200

U Pennsylvania

102,800

U Pennsylvania

107,000

4

5

U Pennsylvania

94,500

MIT

96,800

MIT

100,900

MIT

103,900

5

6

U Chicago

91,600

U Chicago

95,500

U Chicago

98,400

NYU

102,200

6

7

Columbia U

91,500

Columbia U

95,200

Columbia U

98,200

Princeton

100,300

7

8

NYU

90,500

NYU

94,200

NYU

98,000

U Chicago

99,700

8

9

Princeton

90,100

Princeton

92,400

Princeton

95,100

UC Berkeley

98,000

9

10

Northwestern

86,800

Rutgers U

91,900

Northwestern

93,400

Northwestern

96,300

10

11

Yale U

86,300

Northwestern

90,500

Duke

93,100

Columbia U

96,200

11

12

Duke

86,200

Duke

89,300

Yale U

92,300

Yale U

95,400

12

13

Rutgers U

83,800

Yale U

89,100

UC Berkeley

91,600

Duke

95,400

13

14

Cornell-Endow

83,400

USC

86,500

Rice U

91,000

UCLA

94,400

14

15

USC

82,500

UC Berkeley

86,300

Rutgers U

89,400

USC

92,400

15

16

CMU

82,000

Rice U

85,900

USC

89,200

Emory U

90,000

16

17

Rice U

81,600

CMU

83,600

CMU

88,100

CMU

89,700

17

18

UC Berkeley

79,900

UCLA

81,500

UCLA

86,900

Rice U

89,500

18

19

Brown U

79,700

Brown U

81,300

UCSD

85,800

Rutgers U

88,100

19

20

SUNY Buffalo

76,700

Cornell-Endow

80,900

Emory U

84,800

UC Irvine

88,000

20

21

U Michigan

76,000

UCSD

79,900

Brown U

83,600

Cornell-Endow

86,700

21

22

** UVA **

75,700

Washington U

79,200

Cornell-Endow

82,600

UC Santa Barb

86,500

22

23

Vanderbilt

75,600

U Michigan

78,400

U Michigan

82,100

Brown U

86,200

23

24

UCLA

74,800

SUNY Buffalo

77,400

Washington U

81,800

UC Davis

85,800

24

25

Case Western

74,400

** UVA **

77,300

UC Santa Barb

81,300

Washington U

84,800

25

26

Johns Hopkins

73,400

Vanderbilt

77,100

Vanderbilt

79,700

U Michigan

84,500

26

27

U Rochester

73,300

U Wisconsin

76,700

U Minnesota

78,700

Vanderbilt

84,400

27

28

Mich State

73,200

Case Western

76,300

Case Western

78,500

Case Western

81,600

28

29

UCSD

73,200

U Minnesota

76,000

** UVA **

78,400

UCSD

81,000

29

30

Washington U

73,000

Johns Hopkins

75,500

SUNY Buffalo

78,000

U Minnesota

80,900

30

31

U Iowa

72,300

Mich State

75,100

Johns Hopkins

77,700

** UVA **

80,600

31

32

Purdue U

72,200

U Rochester

75,000

U Rochester

77,400

UNC

80,500

32

33

U Wisconsin

72,100

Purdue U

73,900

U Wisconsin

77,400

Johns Hopkins

80,100

32

34

U Minnesota

71,900

U Iowa

73,800

Mich State

76,800

U Iowa

79,600

34

35

U Texas

71,300

U Texas

72,300

U Iowa

76,500

U Rochester

79,500

35

36

Syracuse U

70,100

Syracuse U

72,200

Purdue U

75,800

SUNY Buffalo

79,400

36

37

Tulane U

69,900

UNC

71,900

Tulane U

73,800

Mich State

79,300

37

38

U Pittsburgh

68,800

U Pittsburgh

71,400

Ohio State

73,600

Purdue U

77,900

38

39

U Washington

68,700

Brandeis U

71,100

Syracuse U

73,600

U Wisconsin

77,800

38

40

Brandeis U

68,600

Tulane U

70,800

UNC

73,500

U Texas

76,900

40

41

Indiana U

68,500

U Maryland

70,200

Iowa State

73,300

Ohio State

76,500

41

42

UNC

67,800

Ohio State

69,800

U Maryland

73,200

U Maryland

75,100

42

43

Ohio State

67,600

U Colorado

69,700

Indiana U

72,900

Syracuse U

75,100

43

44

U Maryland

66,900

Indiana U

69,600

U Texas

72,900

U Illinois

75,000

43

45

Iowa State

66,600

U Illinois

69,100

U Illinois

72,100

Tulane U

75,000

45

46

U Illinois

65,900

Clark U

68,500

Brandeis U

71,500

Iowa State

74,500

46

47

Penn State

65,200

Iowa State

68,500

U Washington

71,300

U Florida

74,100

47

48

Clark U

65,100

U Washington

68,400

U Colorado

71,200

Indiana U

74,000

48

49

U Colorado

64,900

U Arizona

67,400

U Pittsburgh

70,900

Brandeis U

74,000

49

50

U Arizona

64,500

Penn State

66,800

U Arizona

70,200

U Pittsburgh

73,200

50

51

U Nebraska

63,500

U Nebraska

64,500

Clark U

69,300

Clark U

71,800

51

52

U Florida

60,900

U Florida

64,200

Penn State

68,900

U Colorado

71,700

52

53

U Kansas

60,300

U Kansas

63,200

U Nebraska

67,200

U Washington

71,300

53

54

U Oregon

59,400

U Missouri

61,800

U Florida

66,400

U Arizona

71,200

54

55

U Missouri

59,200

U Oregon

59,900

U Missouri

65,700

Penn State

70,200

55

56

Catholic U

57,000

Catholic U

58,500

U Kansas

64,900

U Missouri

69,500

56

Catholic U

60,800

U Nebraska

68,600

57

U Oregon

60,400

U Kansas

66,600

58

Catholic U

63,900

59

U Oregon

59,700

60

Notes: All medical faculty are excluded from the above salary averages. Toronto and McGill are excluded. The salary for U Rochester is an estimate for 1996-97. Emory U and UC Santa Barbara were added in 1995-96; UC Davis and UC Irvine were added in 1996-97.