Percentage of Faculty Employed Full Time over Time

In fall 2016, only 20% of faculty in the for-profit sector were employed full time and their average salary was $59,500, lower than in any other sector.

Figure 24B: Percentage of Faculty in Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions Employed Full Time, Fall 1993 to Fall 2016, Selected Years

Notes & Sources 

SOURCE: NCES, Digest of Education Statistics, 1994, Table 223; 2002, Table 227; 2010, Table 259;2017, Table 314.30.

  • The share of faculty employed full time fell rapidly in the public four-year, public two-year, and private nonprofit four-year sectors from fall 1993 to fall 2009, but stabilized over the next seven years.