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SALT VOLUME 1991, ISSUE I

Society of American Law Teachers

January 1991

1990-91 SALT Salary Survey SALT President Howard Glickstein has completed his survey of law school salaries for the academic year 1990-91. The survey represents the median salaries for each of three faculty ranks, in alphabetical order by school, in each of seven regions:

NAME OF SCHOOL

ASST. PROF.

ASSOC. PROF.

FULL PROF.

FRINGE BENEFITS

$64,875 87,750 69,500 85, 100 71,444 72, 153 78, 138 88,326 76, 136 76,700 111,700 74,628 72,600 83.300 79,652 102,490 71,315 65,877 75,357 80,712

28% 33.90% 27% 29% 25% 27.8% 24% 19.6% FN 1 N/R 20.2% 15% 23.5% 22% FN 2 22 FN 3 17% 21 .5% 28.1 O/o

Great lakes Area

Akron Indiana-Bloomington Capital Cincinnati Cleveland State Dayton DePaul Illinois Indiana-Indianapolis John Marshall Michigan Northern Illinois Ohio Northern Ohio State Southern Illinois Thomas M. Cooley Toledo Valparaiso Wayne State Wisconsin

$47, 100 N/A 52,800 56,000 51,000 55,000 56,525 59,950 54,372 52,500 73,700 49,500 51,475 57,700 58,279 56,369 57,500 42,000 54,324 56.131

$56, 100 61, 170 55,625 64, 100 58,091 57,943 62,956 63,550 60,934 60,900 N/A 60,003 58,950 64,500 68,764 81,993 57.718 52,700 61,974 72,239

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NAME OF SCHOOL

Mid-Atlantic

FRINGE BENEFITS

ASST. PROF.

ASSOC. PROF.

64,000 59, 104 54,575 61,000 44,592 N/A 56,500 62,762 55,098 55,500 57,375 63,052 67,451 63,600 45,570 56,000 N/A 53, 119 56, 151

76,625 60,334 N/A 78,400 50,000 72,350 64,920 66,546 58,929 58, 100 N/A 69, 141 77.401 75,059 55,205 61, 107 68,000 54,694 61,786

94,909 74,974 62,825 94,055 65,025 96,775 78,245 86, 157 73, 122 89,895 70,200 82,643 90,331 92,697 77,500 80,824 82,000 67, 176 83,337

17.4% 5% FN4 15.5% 24.5% 24% 27% 30% 19.4% FN 5 24% 28% 28% 26% 17.6% 28% 23% 18% 26%

55,500 64,000 53,256 69,000 N/A 62,000 N/A N/A 58,469 85,000 63,500 70,475 58,002 N/A 52,000 54,400 51,052 51,112 61,000

65,500 75,500 63,007 73,200 54,641 70,500 82.400 N/A 74,537 90,000 75,625 80,375 69,004 73,212 65,450 62,940 67,389 57,929 78,000

78,682 84,500 78,740 93,510 79,447 90,500 107,600 61,681 96,874 110,000 99,990 89,550 72, 162 84,847 78,000 78,000 85,848 68,644 90,000

28.6% 26% 28% 30.8% 21.5% 45.6% 25% 19% 28% 25.6% 35% 15.8% 30% N/R N/R 30% 31% 20% 26%

52,000 53, 111 45,344 56,000 62,500 67,220 N/A 62,459 49,500 51,032 63,812 48,000 N/A 61,000 49,890

70,273 71,734 64.730 82,000 72,000 100,000 48.345 80,822 54,275 67,719 78,936 57,709 81,954 76,250 64,248

20% 20% 24.5% 23% 17% 30% FN 6 20% 27% 35 .7% FN 7 18% 19.7% 21.2% 15.19%

FULL PROF.

States

American Baltimore Campbell Catholic-American Duquesne George Washington Howard Maryland North Carolina Central North Carolina Univ. Richmond Rutgers-Camden Rutgers-Newark Seton Hall South Carolina Temple Villanova West Virginia William Mary

Northeastern Albany Boston College Bridgeport Brooklyn SUNY Buffalo Connecticut Fordham Franklin Pierce Hofstra New York Univ. Northeastern Pace CUNY Queens St. John's Suffolk Syracuse Touro Vermont Yeshiva-Cardozo

Northwestern and Great Plain Slates Creighton Gonzaga Idaho Iowa Lewis & Clark Minnesota Montana Nebraska North Dakota Oregon Puget Sound South Dakota Washington-Seattle (FN 8) William Mitchell Wyoming

35,000 48,399 N/A N/A 52,000 N/A 37,000 54,953 36,500 47,256 53.309 42,037 50.409 55.000 N/A

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NAME OF SCHOOL

FRINGE BENEFITS

ASST. PROF.

ASSOC. PROF.

51,592 30,588 68,000 52,550 55,000 47,000 35,460 46,300 45,969 43,000 42,000 50,400 44,400 35,376 54,912 N/A 63, 190

55,750 34,356 73,500 67,385 70,000 56,558 38, 100 N/A 55,513 53,000 49,993 N/A 53,050 40, 188 55, 120 52,808 75,030

81,000 38.076 88,000 87,896 97,500 73,465 50,040 66,642 60,258 64,500 66,000 60,420 69,550 47,424 69,273 73,897 100,350

35% 28% 24.5% 15.7% 25% 25.7% 15% 21.5% 29% FN 9 22.8% FN 10 20% 22.9% 29% 28% 18%

44,765 47,553 48,500 N/A 55,500 N/A 53,350 46,000 51,500 53,000 52,000 50,000 54,000 52,444 N/A 43,080

49,575 52,253 60,000 55,400 59,000 52,462 60,200 53,915 55,000 N/A 57,000 53,269 65,525 56, 180 70,000 52,566

62,775 58,421 79,000 84,500 83,250 72,250 73,366 67, 156 65,000 76,500 70,000 71 ,838 85,984 78,250 93,000 66,928

21% 22% 22% 20% 19% 23% 20% 17.8% FN 11 19% 24% 13.8% 21.5% 20.7% N/R 80/o

N/A N/A 59,000 47,350 53,430 N/A 61 ,325 57,900 N/A

63, 713 66,500 68,000 62,500 58,932 65,000 70,200 60,900 50,000

74, 191 91, 100 95,832 76,500 74,556 78,500 80,750 73,089 77,800

22% 27% FN 12 25% 26% 26% 27% 22% 30%

FULL PROF.

Southeastern States Alabama Catholic Univer. (P.R.) Emory Florida State Florida Univ. Georgia State Inter American Louisville Memphis State Mississippi College Mississippi Univ. Northern Kentucky Nova Puerto Rico Univ. Samford-Cumberland Tennessee Vanderbilt

Southwestern and South Central States Arkansas-Fayetteville Arkansas-Little Rock Baylo r Colorado Houston Missouri-Columbia Missouri-Kansas City New Mexico Oklahoma City St. Louis South Texas Southern Univ. Southern Methodist Texas Tech Tulane Washburn

Western States Arizona State California-Davis California-Hastings California Western Hawaii Loyola- LA. (FFN 13) San Francisco Santa Clara Utah N/A = Not Applicable N/R

= No Response

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FOOTNOTES: 1. Group Ins/Benefits 6.0% OASI 7.65%; Retirement (old plan - 20.20%); Retirement (new plan - 12.00%); Retirement (PERF) 11.25%. 2. Fringe Benefits: 7.608% for retirement and an average of 9.62% for medical, dental and life insurance. 3. 14.52% plus S4.600. 4. 15-18% varies with rank. 5. A composite rate of 19% plus health insurance calculated at S 1.295 per year/FTE. 6 . 15. 964% plus S 1,800 per year for health insurance. 7. Fringe benefits are 23% of salary after one year of teaching and 16% for first year of teaching. 8. Median salaries as of January 1, 1990. 9. Fringe benefits include retirement. health, and disability insurance.

10. Fringe benefits include health, dental, life and disability insurance and retirement 11 . Fringe benefits calculated on an individual basis. 12. Fringe benefits costs determined by individual enrollment in various plans and eligibility criteria. 13. All tenure track faculty are brought in as Associate Professors. Upon receiving tenure. they become full professors. Associate Professors are by and large comparable with Assistant Professors at other schools and a substantial number of full Professors are really at the Associate level.

The following schools did not wish to have their salaries published:

Virginia Washington & Lee Washington-St. Louis Western New England Whittier Widener Willamette Yale

Boston Univ. Brigham Young California-Berkeley California-LA. Chicago Chicago-Kent Columbia Cornell Denver Detroit College Dickinson Drake Duke Georgetown Golden Gate Harvard Judge Advocate Kansas Loyola-Chicago Mercer Northwestern Notre Dame Pennsylvania Pepperdine Regent San Diego Southern California Southwestern Stanford Stetson Texas

The following schools did not respond: Arizona Univ. Detroit Univ. George Mason Georgia Hamline Kentucky Louisiana Loyola-New Orleans McGeorge Maine Marquette Miami New England New York Law Oklahoma Pittsburgh St. Mary's St. Thomas Texas Southern Tulsa Wake Forest

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