Percentage of Faculty Members Satisfied with Compensation and Aspects of Career, by Academic Rank and Gender


Percentage of Faculty Members Satisfied with Compensation and Aspects of Career, by Academic Rank and Gender


 

FULL

ASSOCIATE

ASSISTANT

Women Men Women Men Women Men
Compensation            
Salary 52.2 57.3 40.6 44.1 41.4 44.9
Retirement benefits 63.6 70.0 63.6 66.1 69.6 71.5
Health benefits 68.8 69.4 65.4 65.1 69.0 66.2
Aspects of Career            
Overall job satisfaction 74.3 80.4 68.5 73.2 71.7 73.0
Prospects for career advancement 58.1 66.9 49.4 52.4 54.4 58.1
Teaching load 53.2 66.2 49.2 55.1 51.4 54.5
Opportunity for scholarly pursuits 50.6 66.0 42.1 53.9 46.0 50.2
Source: Higher Education Research Institute, 2007–08 Faculty Survey.
 

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