Inside Higher Ed
March 30th, 2015
Professional positions in higher education administration saw an
overall median base salary increase of 2.2 percent in 2014, according to
a report issued today by the College and University Professional
Association of Human Resources.
The increase a year ago was 2.1 percent. Reversing a trend of recent
years, increases at public colleges and universities were greater than
those at private institutions (2.3 percent vs. 2.1 percent).
Of the various positions covered by this report, the best compensated
positions (excluding coaches) were (on average): staff physician
($148,722), followed by staff lawyer, veterinarian, pharmacist, senior
technology licensing officer. The lowest paid position was that of
student residence hall manager ($31,470 plus room and board).