Authors: Jacqueline Bichsel, Adam Pritchard, and Jasper McChesney
Source: College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) recently released this year’s edition of the Professionals in Higher Education Annual Report, which discusses the median salaries, predominant areas of employment, gender, and race and ethnicity of higher education professionals. Median salary increases, though consistent with last year, are slightly below the rate of inflation at 2.17 percent, with the highest rate of 2.61 percent occurring at doctoral institutions. Predominant areas of employment for professionals were in student affairs (15 percent), information technology (14 percent), and academic affairs (13 percent).