Comparison of AAUP Peer Faculty Salary Data 
 
Peer Institutions 1995 1996 Percent
Salary Salary Change
University of Connecticut $67,400 $70,900 5.2%
Temple University 67,800 68,300 0.7%
University of Iowa 61,400 64,000 4.2%
SUNY - Buffalo 61,500 62,700 2.0%
SUNY - Albany 62,000 61,600 -0.6%
Loyola University of Chicago 59,600 61,100 2.5%
University of Rhode Island 57,000 59,400 4.2%
Georgia State University 56,100 59,000 5.2%
University of Cincinnati 55,200 58,900 6.7%
University of Pittsburgh Main Campus 56,800 58,900 3.7%
Wayne State University 55,900 57,400 2.7%
University of Kentucky 55,300 57,000 3.1%
University of Tennessee at Knoxville 54,600 56,900 4.2%
Syracuse University, Main Campus 55,300 56,600 2.4%
University of Utah 54,300 55,900 2.9%
George Mason University 52,938 55,585 5.0%
University of Missouri, Kansas City 51,400 54,800 6.6%
University of South Carolina at Columbia 53,400 54,700 2.4%
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 53,300 54,400 2.1%
University of Kansas, Main Campus 52,600 53,800 2.3%
Western Michigan University 52,500 53,400 1.7%
University of New Mexico, All Campuses 50,700 52,000 2.6%
University of Louisville 50,000 51,900 3.8%
University of South Florida 49,700 51,100 2.8%
University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus 48,800 50,800 4.1%
 
Average 55,942 57,729 3.2%
Standard Deviation 5,109 5,152
60th Percentile 57,321 59,120
Source: AAUP Faculty Salary Survey results published in March/April 1997 issue of Academe 
NOTE: Data for full-time, instructional faculty. Excludes faculty primarily on research funding. 
Converts all data to 9 month salaries and 1.0 FTE. 
State Department of Budget and Planning used $60,000as 1998-2000 bienium cost.