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Higher Education Employees, 1977 (ICPSR 7648)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences. National Center for Education Statistics


This data collection includes information gathered in the 1977 Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS XI). It contains data for all institutions of higher education in the United States, with a focus on higher education employees. Specific information includes number of full- and part-time employees by manpower resource category, as well as salary, tenure, and fringe benefits of full-time instructional faculty by sex, academic rank, length of contract, and type of institutional unit. Also collected were the salaries and gender of those holding 38 selected administrative positions.

Series: Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) Series

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Study Description


United States Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences. National Center for Education Statistics. Higher Education Employees, 1977. ICPSR07648-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1978. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07648.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07648.v1

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This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Education. Office of Educational Research and Improvement

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    academic tenure, college faculty, colleges, community colleges, employee benefits, higher education, universities, wages and salaries

Geographic Coverage:    American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands of the United States, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1977

Date of Collection:   

  • 1977

Universe:    All institutions of higher learning in the United States in 1977.

Data Type(s):    survey data


Data Source:

mailback questionnaires


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03


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