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Academic Salaries

Guide to locating academic salary information at Illinois State University and other Illinois public universities and higher education salary surveys.

Illinois State University Salaries

Milner Library's Reference Collection contains Illinois State University salaries dating back to 1990.

  • The most recent fiscal years are available online:
  • Print editions of the current and previous years are also shelved in the reference collection on the main floor of Milner Library:

Illinois State University Salaries FY-____
Floor 2 Reference, LD2347 .A27

This resource lists full and part-time employees alphabetically with title, department, rank, number of months contracted, full-time equivalence, previous year, and current year monthly salary. Listings are grouped by category of employment.

Illinois Public Universities

IBHE Public University Salary Database

The Illinois Board of Higher Education provides salary and benefit information for full-time and part-time administrators and instructional staff at Illinois’ public universities as required by Public Act 96-0266 (effective January 1, 2010). The database is searchable by name, position and job title.

Salary Surveys

Chronicle Data
Search and explore faculty, staff, and adjunct salary data at thousands of colleges and universities. From the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Almanac of Higher Education
Annual online resource offers data on trends in higher education including faculty salary surveys and executive compensation at public colleges. From the Chronicle of Higher Education. Print issues dating from 1988-2015 are also available in the reference collection under the call number LA226 .C55.

IPEDS Data Center
Provides surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Users may collect institution-level data in areas such as faculty and staff compensation.

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