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Comparison of Average Faculty Salaries at Peer Universities
(for Academic Year 2003-04)

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Peer Institutions Average Faculty Salaries*
Rank
Full Professor    
Associate Professor
   
Assistant Professor
    Overall Faculty Average**  

1
University of California - Berkeley $123.0   University of Michigan $80.9   Georgia Institute of Technology $71.2   University of California - Berkeley $96.3
2
University of Michigan 117.8   Georgia Institute of Technology 79.9   University of California - Berkeley 70.0   Georgia Institute of Technology 94.5
3
Georgia Institute of Technology 116.7   University of California - Berkeley 77.1   Cornell University - Contract 67.5   University of Michigan 94.2
4
Pennsylvania State University 108.0   Cornell University - Contract 76.8   University of Michigan 66.7   Cornell University - Contract 86.8
5
University of Illinois 107.0   University of Wisconsin 73.3   University of Illinois 64.5   Pennsylvania State University 86.2
6
University of California - Davis 105.0   Pennsylvania State University 72.4   University of Wisconsin 63.6   University of Illinois 86.1
7
Cornell University - Contract 103.9   University of Illinois 72.0   Pennsylvania State University 62.5   University of California - Davis 83.4
8
University of Texas - Austin 103.2   University of California - Davis 69.8   University of Texas - Austin 62.3   University of Texas - Austin 81.7
9
Purdue University 97.2   Purdue University 68.8   Purdue University 60.5   University of Wisconsin 81.3
10
University of Wisconsin 96.2   Texas A&M 67.9   University of California - Davis 60.0   Purdue University 79.6
11
Texas A&M 95.2   University of Texas - Austin 64.9   Texas A&M 58.9   Texas A&M 78.1
12
University of Arizona 92.5   University of Arizona 64.9   University of Arizona 57.6   University of Arizona 75.7

  Purdue ranked 10th in 2002-03     Purdue ranked 11th in 2002-03     Purdue ranked 10th in 2002-03     Purdue ranked 12th in 2002-03  


Peer Universities Average Faculty Compensation*
Rank
Full Professor    
Associate Professor
   
Assistant Professor
    Overall Faculty Average**  

1
University of California - Berkeley
$158.2
  Cornell University - Contract
$110.2
  Cornell University - Contract
$99.5
  University of California - Berkeley
$124.5
2
Georgia Institute of Technology
142.7
  University of Michigan 100.8   University of California - Berkeley 91.3   Cornell University - Contract 121.5
3
University of Michigan
142.4
  Georgia Institute of Technology 100.6   Georgia Institute of Technology 89.1   Georgia Institute of Technology 116.9
4
Cornell University - Contract
140.8
  University of California - Berkeley 100.5   University of Michigan 84.3   University of Michigan 115.6
5
University of California - Davis
136.0
  University of Wisconsin 93.8   University of Wisconsin 82.6   University of California - Davis 108.5
6
University of Illinois
129.8
  University of California - Davis 91.3   University of Illinois 81.8   University of Illinois 106.2
7
Pennsylvania State University
129.6
  Purdue University 90.8   Purdue University 79.7   Pennsylvania State University 104.4
8
Purdue University
125.7
  University of Illinois 90.3   University of California - Davis 78.5   Purdue University 103.9
9
University of Texas - Austin
123.0
  Pennsylvania State Univ 89.1   Pennsylvania State University 76.3   University of Wisconsin 103.1
10
University of Wisconsin
120.2
  Texas A&M 81.9   University of Texas - Austin 75.6   University of Texas - Austin 98.4
11
University of Arizona
113.3
  University of Arizona 81.4   University of Arizona 72.4   University of Arizona 93.7
12
Texas A&M
112.9
  University of Texas - Austin 79.7   Texas A&M 70.7   Texas A&M 93.2

  Purdue ranked 10th in 2002-03     Purdue ranked 8th in 2002-03     Purdue ranked 9th in 2002-03     Purdue ranked 10th in 2002-03  

*In Thousands of dollars
**Overall faculty average salary is weighted based on the number of faculty in each rank for Purdue; peer overall average is mapped to Purdue ranks by weighting the percentage of faculty in each rank at Purdue.
Data Source: March-April 2004 Academe.
Note: Salaries are expressed on an academic year basis; academic department heads are included.



Source: Office of Institutional Research


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