US Colleges

In United States, there are 7,687 US post-secondary education institutes such as colleges and universities. Next table shows general information about US colleges.
US Colleges General Information
Number of Schools7,687
Public2,085
Private not-for-profit1,959
Private for-profit3,641
4 Years or more3,260
2-4 Years2,279
Less Than 2 Years2,146
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 US colleges
Academic RankHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Professor159,049 $8,505 $102,060
Associate professor135,646 $6,987 $83,844
Assistant professor133,809 $6,064 $72,768
Instructor95,856 $4,959 $59,508
Lecturer32,672 $5,391 $64,692
No academic rank53,950 $5,060 $60,720
All instructional staff total610,982 $5,927 $71,124
Next table summarizes non-instructional Staffs average salary and headcount by occupation.
Average Staffs Salary By Occupation At US colleges
OccupationHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Non-instructional staff total1,542,074 $4,499 $53,993
Postsecondary Teachers - Research43,590 $5,504 $66,048
Postsecondary Teachers - Public service9,061 $5,376 $64,518
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, other teaching and Instructional support113,886 $4,172 $50,066
Management230,532 $7,773 $93,272
Business and Financial Operations158,953 $4,653 $55,835
Computer, Engineering, and Science174,464 $4,968 $59,619
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media133,682 $4,398 $52,775
Healthcare Practioners and Technical36,694 $4,799 $57,594
Service190,304 $2,794 $33,528
Sales and related13,417 $3,541 $42,491
Office and Administrative Support349,634 $3,175 $38,105
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance71,665 $3,698 $44,377
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving16,192 $3,579 $42,950
Note again, you can access all staffs and faculties statistics including occupation, gender, race, and new hiring at US colleges on Staff/Faculty Directory