OUS Fact Book 2000
Faculty Salaries Among OSU, PSU, UO Peers

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1999-00 Average Faculty Salaries Among Peer Universities
on List Shared by OSU, PSU, and UO;
Weighted Distribution of Faculty by Rank:
 Ranked by All Ranks Average Salary1
(Dollars in thousands)

Rank Institution State Prof Assoc Asst Instr All Ranks

1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC 93.8 67.4 55.2 58.1 72.5
2 University of California-Santa Barbara CA 96.7 63.4 53.2 - 72.4
3 University of California-Davis CA 91.3 64.2 53.9 - 70.9
4 University of Iowa IA 89.6 60.8 52.7 42.2 67.5
5 SUNY at Buffalo NY 88.8 63.8 50.5 31.9 67.0
6 North Carolina State University NC 85.3 62.2 53.9 38.8 66.6
7 University of Illinois at Chicago IL 84.5 62.3 51.8 41.9 65.9
8 Purdue University Main Campus IN 86.9 60.1 51.4 28.5 65.3
9 Iowa State University IA 83.2 61.9 49.9 35.7 64.4
10 University of Arizona AZ 81.9 57.2 49.8 - 64.0
11 University of Colorado at Boulder CO 82.6 59.4 50.2 36.9 63.6
12 Indiana University at Bloomington IN 85.0 58.8 48.4 32.8 63.6
13 University of Washington WA 80.6 58.4 51.4 34.9 62.9
14 Indiana U/Purdue U at Indianapolis IN 76.3 57.5 48.3 - 61.5
15 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee WI 73.5 57.7 49.7 - 61.0
16 Oregon State University OR 70.9 53.0 46.8 32.5 56.4
17 University of Oregon OR 71.5 51.8 44.6 32.5 55.6
18 University of Memphis TN 67.7 49.7 43.3 30.3 53.1
19 Portland State University OR 64.5 49.9 43.7 33.5 52.3
Weighted Average (without OUS universities) 84.6 60.4 51.0 37.2 64.9
Oregon State University % of average 83.8% 87.7% 91.7% 87.4% 86.9%
Portland State University % of average 76.2% 82.6% 85.7% 90.1% 80.6%
  University of Oregon % of average   84.5% 85.7% 87.4% 87.4% 85.6%

1Faculty distribution for each university is standardized to 35% professors, 30% associate professors, 30% assistant professors, and 5% instructors.
Source: American Association of University Professors, ACADEME: The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 1999-00. March/April 2000.

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Revised: March 2001
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