Faculty Compensation Survey Data Available

The AAUP has released provisional data from the 2021–22 Faculty Compensation Survey, including summary tables, appendices with detailed institution-level data, and an interactive AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey Results Tool.

Access provisional data and learn more about the survey here

Key preliminary findings are:

  • Average salaries for all full-time faculty members increased 2 percent, one of the smallest increases on record since the AAUP began tracking this measure in 1972.
  • Real average salaries decreased 5 percent, after adjusting for inflation, representing the greatest decrease in real wage growth decreased since the 1979–80 academic year.

Complete analyses of this year’s results will be presented in the forthcoming Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2021–22, to be published in June. 


Publication Date: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022