Florida’s Professors Earn Below the National Average: Data Shows

October 20, 2011|By Denise-Marie Balona, Orlando Sentinel

Are university professors paid too much in Florida? The salaries that Gov. Rick Scott posted online days ago have spurred debates across the state about whether these educators are worth what they make.

But faculty leaders stress that professors in Florida’s public universities earn less than their peers in many other states. Universities must offer competitive salaries, they insist, if the state is to attract talented faculty needed to educate tomorrow’s work force.

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