2014-2015 NATIONAL SALARY SURVEY RESULTS
BROADCAST EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
Following are the results of the twenty-second annual BEA national salary survey conducted in Fall, 2014. Respondents encompassed all types of institutions ranging from small, private, 4-year liberal arts colleges to major public universities offering the doctorate in the field.
Please note the following:
- All salaries are base salaries — they do not reflect fringe benefits.
- All have been adjusted to an academic year (9/10 mos.) basis.
- Only faculty teaching electronic media courses are included.
- The survey includes only full-time faculty — both temporary/fixed-term and tenure-track.
LOW HIGH MEDIAN MEAN* SCHOOLS
Instructor/Lecturer $29,553 $110,336 $42,250 $40,061 31
Asst. Prof. $44,050 $79,554 $54,300 $53,016 35
Assoc. Prof. $49,500 $125,334 $72,491 $71,689 26
Full Prof. $60,666 $203,574 $88,075 $95,858 24
*Average of means compiled by each respondent for each rank
Salary most likely to be paid to an incoming INSTRUCTOR/LECTURER without prior full-time teaching experience (mean of those responding):
$50,964 (31 schools responding)
Most likely salary for an incoming ASSISTANT PROFESSOR who has just completed the terminal degree (mean of those responding):
$52,137 (35 schools responding)
Data compiled and reported by Peter B. Orlik, Central Michigan University, under authority of the Broadcast Education Association Board of Directors.