Tennessee Colleges

In Tennessee state, there are 177 colleges and universities. Next table shows general information about colleges in Tennessee state.
Tennessee State Colleges General Information
Number of Schools177
Public50
Private not-for-profit49
Private for-profit78
4 Years or more73
2-4 Years60
Less Than 2 Years44
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)
Professor3,244 $7,242 $86,906
Associate professor3,391 $6,212 $74,542
Assistant professor3,072 $5,416 $64,995
Instructor1,413 $4,525 $54,300
Lecturer745 $4,471 $53,654
No academic rank239 $3,800 $45,604
All instructional staff total12,104 $5,358 $64,290
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 total28,771 $3,779 $45,345
Postsecondary Teachers - Research428 $6,016 $72,192
Postsecondary Teachers - Public service132 $6,143 $73,719
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, other teaching and Instructional support2,140 $3,676 $44,111
Management3,865 $7,276 $87,313
Business and Financial Operations2,272 $4,197 $50,364
Computer, Engineering, and Science2,604 $4,354 $52,245
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media2,808 $4,305 $51,656
Healthcare Practioners and Technical616 $3,557 $42,686
Service4,813 $2,062 $24,743
Sales and related371 $3,317 $39,800
Office and Administrative Support7,070 $2,614 $31,367
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance1,392 $2,776 $33,316
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