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Comparison of Average Faculty Salaries at Peer Universities
(for Academic Year 2004-05)

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

1
University of California - Berkeley $121.8   Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta $82.9   Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta $72.3   Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta $96.1
2
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 120.2   University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 81.6   Cornell University (Public) - Ithaca 72.0   University of California - Berkeley 95.5
3
Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta 119.0   Cornell University (Public) - Ithaca 80.7   University of California - Berkeley 71.3   University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 94.8
4
Pennsylvania State - University Park 112.6   University of California - Berkeley 77.7   University of Illinois - Urbana 68.2   Cornell University (Public) - Ithaca 91.2
5
University of Illinois - Urbana 111.8   Pennsylvania State - University Park 75.4   University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 67.1   University of Illinois - Urbana 89.5
6
University of Texas - Austin 109.9   University of Illinois - Urbana 75.1   University of Texas - Austin 66.9   Pennsylvania State - University Park 88.8
7
Cornell University (Public) - Ithaca 109.7   University of Wisconsin - Madison 73.4   Pennsylvania State - University Park 64.0   University of Texas - Austin 86.9
8
University of California - Davis 103.3   Purdue University 70.6   University of Wisconsin - Madison 63.6   University of California - Davis 81.9
9
Purdue University 100.7   Texas A&M University - College Station 70.3   Purdue University 62.9   Purdue University 81.8
10
Texas A&M University - College Station 100.2   University of Texas - Austin 70.3   University of California - Davis 60.7   University of Wisconsin - Madison 81.6
11
University of Wisconsin - Madison 97.8   University of California - Davis 68.8   Texas A&M University - College Station 60.6   Texas A&M University - College Station 81.0
12
University of Arizona - Tucson 95.9   University of Arizona - Tucson 67.2   University of Arizona - Tucson 59.8   University of Arizona - Tucson 77.9

  Purdue ranked 9th in 2003-04     Purdue ranked 9th in 2003-04     Purdue ranked 9th in 2003-04     Purdue ranked 10th in 2003-04  


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

1
University of California - Berkeley
$157.7
  Cornell University (Public) - Ithaca
$121.7
  Cornell University (Public) - Ithaca
$111.3
  Cornell University (Public) - Ithaca
$134.0
2
Cornell University (Public) - Ithaca
155.6
  Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta 102.4   University of California - Berkeley 93.6   University of California - Berkeley 124.4
3
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
145.6
  University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 102.2   Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta 89.1   Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta 117.4
4
Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta
144.3
  University of California - Berkeley 102.0   University of Illinois - Urbana 86.7   University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 116.9
5
University of Illinois - Urbana
135.9
  University of Wisconsin - Madison 95.7   University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 85.3   University of Illinois - Urbana 110.7
6
Pennsylvania State - University Park
135.8
  University of Illinois - Urbana 94.4   University of Wisconsin - Madison 84.1   Pennsylvania State - University Park 108.2
7
University of California - Davis
134.2
  Purdue University 94.0   Purdue University 83.4   Purdue University 107.3
8
Purdue University
130.7
  Pennsylvania State - University Park 93.2   University of Texas - Austin 80.8   University of California - Davis 106.7
9
University of Texas - Austin
130.4
  University of California - Davis 90.0   University of California - Davis 79.4   University of Wisconsin - Madison 105.2
10
University of Wisconsin - Madison
124.0
  University of Texas - Austin 85.6   Pennsylvania State - University Park 78.7   University of Texas - Austin 104.1
11
University of Arizona - Tucson
118.6
  University of Arizona - Tucson 85.4   University of Arizona - Tucson 76.1   University of Arizona - Tucson 97.6
12
Texas A&M University - College Station
114.3
  Texas A&M University - College Station 80.9   Texas A&M University - College Station 69.5   Texas A&M University - College Station 92.7

  Purdue ranked 8th in 2003-04     Purdue ranked 7th in 2003-04     Purdue ranked 7th in 2003-04     Purdue ranked 8th in 2003-04  

*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 2005 Academe.
Note: Salaries are expressed on an academic year basis; academic department heads are included.



Source: Office of Institutional Research


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