4-year or above Colleges

In United States, there are 3,260 4-year or above post-secondary education institutes such as colleges and universities. Next table shows general information about 4-year or above colleges.
4-year Or Above Colleges General Information
Number of Schools3,260
Public764
Private not-for-profit1,701
Private for-profit795
Next table shows the faculty (instructional Staff) average salary by academic rank. The average salary is calculated and weighted with for all 9, 10, 11, or 12-months contracted instructional staffs.
Average Faculty (Instructional Staff) Salary By Academic Rank At 4-year or above colleges
Academic RankHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Professor142,482 $8,478 $101,740
Associate professor124,868 $6,866 $82,388
Assistant professor121,520 $6,079 $72,948
Instructor42,687 $4,917 $59,004
Lecturer31,656 $5,471 $65,656
No academic rank26,411 $5,058 $60,692
All instructional staff total489,624 $6,179 $74,144
Next table summarizes non-instructional Staffs average salary and headcount by occupation.
Average Staffs Salary By Occupation At 4-year or above colleges
OccupationHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Non-instructional staff total1,328,418 $4,554 $54,643
Postsecondary Teachers - Research43,530 $5,506 $66,074
Postsecondary Teachers - Public service7,883 $5,594 $67,132
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, other teaching and Instructional support91,531 $4,230 $50,757
Management192,725 $7,976 $95,717
Business and Financial Operations140,228 $4,720 $56,635
Computer, Engineering, and Science159,950 $4,997 $59,966
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media116,358 $4,436 $53,238
Healthcare Practioners and Technical35,857 $4,816 $57,789
Service164,510 $2,758 $33,095
Sales and related9,287 $3,471 $41,646
Office and Administrative Support286,062 $3,168 $38,020
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance65,186 $3,740 $44,883
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving15,311 $3,579 $42,948
Note again, you can access all staffs and faculties statistics including occupation, gender, race, and new hiring at 4-year or above colleges on Staff/Faculty Directory