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2010-2011 NATIONAL SALARY SURVEY RESULTS

1/4/2011


 

2010-2011 NATIONAL SALARY SURVEY RESULTS

BROADCAST EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

 

Following are the results of the eighteenth annual BEA national salary survey conducted in Fall, 2010.  Respondents encompassed all types of institutions ranging from small, private, 4-year liberal arts colleges to major public universities offering the doctorate in the field.

 

Please note the following:

 

1.         All salaries are base salaries -- they do not reflect fringe benefits.

 

2.         All have been adjusted to an academic year (9/10 mos.) basis.

 

3.         Only faculty teaching electronic media courses are included.

 

4.         The survey includes only full-time faculty -- both temporary and tenure-track.

 

RESPONDING

  LOW        HIGH         MEDIAN    MEAN*       SCHOOLS

 

Instructor                 30,000        70,596         44,500        46,129                  19

 

Asst. Prof.               44,000        76,491         59,088        56,289                  25

 

Assoc. Prof.            49,474        103,039       66,209        66,429                  27

 

Full Prof.                 51,000        153,078       86,394        85,682                  24

 

*Average of means compiled by each respondent for each rank

 

Salary most likely to be paid to an incoming INSTRUCTOR without prior full-time teaching experience (mean of those responding):

                                                                      

                                                      $41,908 (24 schools)

 

Most likely salary for an incoming ASSISTANT PROFESSOR who has just completed the terminal degree (mean of those responding):

 

                                                      $53,253 (27 schools)

 

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Data compiled and reported by Peter B. Orlik, Central Michigan University, under authority of the Broadcast Education Association Board of Directors.