Tennessee Colleges

In Tennessee state, there are 192 colleges and universities. Next table shows general information about colleges in Tennessee state.
Tennessee State Colleges General Information
Number of Schools192
Public49
Private not-for-profit51
Private for-profit92
4 Years or more80
2-4 Years61
Less Than 2 Years51
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 Tennessee colleges
Academic RankHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Professor3,275 $7,147 $85,767
Associate professor3,432 $6,126 $73,511
Assistant professor3,116 $5,374 $64,489
Instructor1,444 $4,442 $53,299
Lecturer745 $4,471 $53,654
No academic rank288 $3,501 $42,018
All instructional staff total12,300 $5,155 $61,863
Next table summarizes non-instructional Staffs average salary and headcount by occupation.
Average Staffs Salary By Occupation At Tennessee colleges
OccupationHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Non-instructional staff total29,279 $3,778 $45,337
Postsecondary Teachers - Research428 $6,016 $72,192
Postsecondary Teachers - Public service132 $6,143 $73,719
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, other teaching and Instructional support2,154 $3,673 $44,075
Management3,961 $7,244 $86,926
Business and Financial Operations2,312 $4,181 $50,166
Computer, Engineering, and Science2,619 $4,348 $52,178
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media2,911 $4,288 $51,462
Healthcare Practioners and Technical617 $3,555 $42,665
Service4,835 $2,067 $24,801
Sales and related426 $3,336 $40,033
Office and Administrative Support7,208 $2,619 $31,428
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance1,416 $2,763 $33,156
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving260 $2,670 $32,042
Note again, you can access all staffs and faculties statistics including occupation, gender, race, and new hiring at Tennessee colleges on Staff/Faculty Directory