Money and Self-Esteem

Bharathi Jagadeesh bjag at
Thu Sep 18 15:37:44 EST 1997

Julia Frugoli (JFRUGOLI at BIO.TAMU.EDU) wrote:

: While this is a very small subset of colleges (ie, the principle 
: research institutions, not the small undergraduate colleges with 
: research programs) and only full professors, I found the range 
: fascinating-the highest salaries were twice the lowest, making it 
: impossible to say "a full professor earns X" without being grossly 
: misleading.  I suspect saying "a starting professor earns X" is equally 
: misleading.

Yes, and field makes a big difference, too, though here, we're mostly
concerned with science salaries.

There's an interesting study of women in science by the NSF

Chapter 5 includes an analysis of the wage gap between
men and women scientists.

Bharathi Jagadeesh/bjag at
Lab of Neuropsychology, NIMH
Building 49, Room 1b80
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

(312) 496-5625 x270

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