The survey found that this year marks the first consequential improvement (1.4 percent) in inflation-adjusted year-over-year salary for full-time faculty since the Great Recession.
This year’s report also explores four common myths about higher education:
The survey results and report are published each year in the March–April issue of Academe, along with appendices that contain data for individual institutions. Through a publishing agreement with Inside Higher Ed, the data will also be available in an easily searchable database, available on the web at no cost.
Perhaps most important, this report empowers you to take action. By disseminating the information contained in the report and, wherever possible, participating in budgetary and financial matters at your institution, you can help improve the economic status of the profession.
John Barnshaw, AAUP Senior Higher Education Researcher
P.S.–Individuals and institutions seeking peer comparison reports and complete Faculty Compensation Survey datasets can receive those services by contacting the AAUP Research Office directly at 202.737.5900 x3640 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.