Staff/Faculty Statistics For US Colleges

Last year, it was investigated that number of employees working for higher educational institutes (i.e. college, university, or training center) was over 2.5 Million. The actual number of the employees are more than that number because only 3,544 institutes had reported their employees headcount while there are more than 7,700 higher educational institutes in United States.

It may be helpful to know about employees of an college or a group of colleges, when you are going to apply to the institute as a student or employee. You can check the employee headcount by occupation, gender, race, and more for individual institute or group of colleges by state, school type and level.

Next table summarizes employee numbers working for US colleges by Occupation.
Staff CategoryTotalFull-timePart-time
Staff/Faculty Headcount for All US Colleges By Occupation
Grand Total2,646,6561,875,372 771,284
Postsecondary Teachers1,128,227589,571 538,656
Librarians, Curators, and Archivists and other teaching and Instructional support131,12490,443 40,681
Management187,820181,416 6,404
Business and Financial Operations145,395134,395 11,000
Computer, Engineering, and Science190,053171,460 18,593
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media126,383105,330 21,053
Healthcare Practioners and Technical92,17470,793 21,381
Service185,548155,844 29,704
Sales and related9,8548,103 1,751
Office and Administrative Support371,883295,957 75,926
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance61,67058,147 3,523
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving16,52513,913 2,612