Distribution of Employees at Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2015

The composition of non-instructional staff varies across sectors. In 2015, the largest category in all sectors was office and administrative support. Management staff ranged from 7% of employees at public four-year institutions to 12% in the for-profit sector.

Figure 20B: Distribution of FTE Employees at Postsecondary Institutions by Occupation, Fall 2015

Figure 20B represents Distribution of FTE Employees at Postsecondary Institutions by Occupation, Fall 2015. For a corresponding Section 508-compliant data table, download the Excel spreadsheet.

Notes & Sources 

NOTES: Includes Title IV participating institutions. Full-time-equivalent staff is the number of full-time staff members plus one-third of the number of part-time staff members. Other occupations include healthcare practitioners and technicians; graduate assistants; librarians, curators, and archivists; natural resources, construction and maintenance; production, transportation, and material moving; and sales and related occupations. Percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding.

SOURCE: NCES, Digest of Education Statistics 2016, Tables 314.10 and 314.30.