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Comparison of Average Faculty Salaries at Peer Universities - West Lafayette Campus
(for Academic Year 2006-07)
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Peer Universities Average Faculty Salaries1
Rank

Full Professor

   
Associate Professor
   
Assistant Professor
   

Overall Faculty Average2  

 

1
University of California-Berkeley $131.3   Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta $89.3   Cornell University/Public-Ithaca $80.7   Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta $102.7
2
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 130.4   Cornell University/Public-Ithaca 88.5   Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta 77.3   University of California-Berkeley 102.4
3
Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta 129.5   University of California-Berkeley 86.8   University of California-Berkeley 76.2   University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 101.6
4
Cornell University/Public-Ithaca 121.7   University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 86.6   University of Texas-Austin 75.1   Cornell University/Public-Ithaca 100.2
5
University of Texas-Austin 121.2   Pennsylvania State University 81.4   University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 75.0   University of Texas-Austin 95.4
6
University of Illinois-Urbana 120.9   University of Illinois-Urbana 79.5   University of Illinois-Urbana 71.7   University of Illinois-Urbana 94.6
7
Pennsylvania State University 120.2   University of Texas-Austin 78.3   Pennsylvania State University 68.2   Pennsylvania State-University Park 93.8
8
University of California-Davis 114.0   University of Wisconsin-Madison 78.1   University of California-Davis 67.9   University of California-Davis 89.7
9
Purdue University 107.6   University of California-Davis 76.5   Texas A&M University-College Station 67.3   Texas A&M University-College Station 86.7
10
Texas A&M University-College Station 107.4   Texas A&M University-College Station 76.0   University of Arizona-Tucson 66.9   Purdue University 86.2
11
University of Arizona-Tucson 107.1   University of Arizona-Tucson 74.9   Purdue University 66.8   University of Arizona-Tucson 86.1
12
University of Wisconsin-Madison 103.5   Purdue University 74.8   University of Wisconsin-Madison 66.0   University of Wisconsin-Madison 85.3

  Purdue ranked 9th in 2005-06   Purdue ranked 9th in 2005-06   Purdue ranked 9th in 2005-06   Purdue ranked 9th in 2005-06


Peer Universities Average Faculty Compensation1
Rank

Full Professor

   
Associate Professor
   
Assistant Professor
   

Overall Faculty Average2

 

1
University of California-Berkeley
$170.4
  Cornell University/Public-Ithaca
$117.2
  Cornell University/Public-Ithaca
$108.1
  University of California-Berkeley
$134.4
2
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
157.6
  University of California-Berkeley 115.0   University of California-Berkeley 101.7   Cornell University/Public-Ithaca 130.6
3
Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta
156.2
  Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta 110.5   Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta 95.4   Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta 125.3
4
Cornell University/Public-Ithaca
155.4
  University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 108.4   University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 94.9   University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 125.1
5
University of California-Davis
148.8
  University of Wisconsin-Madison 102.5   University of California-Davis 91.3   University of California-Davis 118.6
6
Pennsylvania State University
146.7
  University of California-Davis 102.1   University of Illinois-Urbana 90.7   University of Illinois-Urbana 116.4
7
University of Illinois-Urbana
145.7
  Pennsylvania State University 101.6   University of Texas-Austin 90.7   Pennsylvania State University 115.5
8
University of Texas-Austin
143.5
  University of Illinois-Urbana 99.5   Purdue University 88.5   University of Texas-Austin 114.2
9
Purdue University
139.5
  Purdue University 99.3   University of Wisconsin-Madison 88.1   Purdue University 113.0
10
University of Arizona-Tucson
133.7
  University of Arizona-Tucson 96.5   University of Arizona-Tucson 86.1   University of Wisconsin-Madison 110.7
11
University of Wisconsin-Madison
132.0
  University of Texas-Austin 95.2   Pennsylvania State University 84.4   University of Arizona-Tucson 109.1
12
Texas A&M University-College Station
126.9
  Texas A&M University-College Station 90.7   Texas A&M University-College Station 80.2   Texas A&M University-College Station 102.9

  Purdue ranked 9th in 2005-06   Purdue ranked 7th in 2005-06   Purdue ranked 6th in 2005-06   Purdue ranked 8th in 2005-06

1In thousands of dollars.
2Overall 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 2007 Academe.
NOTE: Salaries are expressed on an academic year basis; academic department heads are included.



Source: Office of Institutional Research


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