The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession

The 2015-16 AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey is now open for data collection. You can find additional information and a survey link here.

The AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey and the Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, are published in the March-April issue of Academe, the AAUP magazine. AAUP members receive a copy of the complete print edition as a benefit of membership, and can access the complete report online. Non-members may order a copy by visiting the online AAUP store or calling (202) 737-5900.

This year's report: Busting the Myths: The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2014-15. Read our press release about the most recent report.

Data from the survey are also available in several custom formats: institutional peer comparison reports, complete datasets, and pre-publication report tables. Complete datasets are provided in Excel and include all of the report appendix institutional listings plus additional fields. To order data in any format, please complete and return this order form; the form is in Excel 2007 and includes complete instructions and pricing. For questions and sample reports, send an e-mail to Reports and data will be provided to active AAUP chapters and state conferences at no cost.

Institutional respondents to our annual Faculty Compensation Survey will find current information for submitting and reviewing data at

Prior Years' Reports

2013-14 Report: Losing Focus
2012-13 Report: Here's the News
2011-12 Report: A Very Slow Recovery
2010-11 Report: It's Not Over Yet
2009-10 Report: No Refuge
2008-09 Report: On the Brink
2007-08 Report: Where Are the Priorities?
2006-07 Financial Inequality in Higher Education
2005-06: The Devaluing of Higher Education
2004-05: Inequities Persist for Women and Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
2003-04: Don’t Blame Faculty for High Tuition
2002-03: Unequal Progress
2001-02: Quite Good News—For Now
2000-01: Uncertain Times
1999-2000: More Good News, so Why the Blues?