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Columbia University in the City of New York Salary by Occupation

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Faculty Salary: $176,939Staff Salary: $87,852
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Average Staff Salary By Occupation

Columbia University in the City of New York has 8,051 full-time non-instructional staffs and the average salary is $87,852. Columbia University's staff salary increased by 0.54% compared to last year' salary. The following list shows the average salary for the popular occupation with a number of employees.
  • The average salary of the Management position is $119,901 over 2,342 Management staff.
  • The average salary of the Computer, Engineering, and Science position is $84,591 over 673 Computer, Engineering, and Science staff.
  • The average salary of the Business and Financial Operations position is $89,758 over 484 Business and Financial Operations staff.
  • The average salary of the Research position is $80,915 over 1,118 Research staff.
The following table summarizes the average staff salary by occupation with the number of staff at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Average Staff Salary By Occupation at Columbia University in the City of New York
OccupationYearNumber of StaffsAverage Salary
All Non-Instructional Staffs Total20218,051
-173 (-2.10%)
$87,852
+$476 (0.54%)
20208,224$87,376
Research20211,118
-51 (-4.36%)
$80,915
+$137 (0.17%)
20201,169$80,778
Public service2021No Public service Staffs Reported
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, Academic Affairs, and other Education Services2021390
+1 (0.26%)
$77,020
+$1,439 (1.90%)
2020389$75,581
Management20212,342
-31 (-1.31%)
$119,901
+$109 (0.09%)
20202,373$119,792
Business and Financial Operations2021484
+10 (2.11%)
$89,758
-$1,022 (-1.13%)
2020474$90,780
Computer, Engineering, and Science2021673
-5 (-0.74%)
$84,591
-$119 (-0.14%)
2020678$84,710
Community Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media2021255
-14 (-5.20%)
$96,777
+$1,829 (1.93%)
2020269$94,949
Healthcare Practioners and Technical202187
-9 (-9.38%)
$101,553
+$9,073 (9.81%)
202096$92,480
Service20211,053
-56 (-5.05%)
$55,112
+$781 (1.44%)
20201,109$54,332
Sales and related202117
-1 (-5.56%)
$52,259
-$5,904 (-10.15%)
202018$58,163
Office and Administrative Support20211,400
-2 (-0.14%)
$67,707
+$83 (0.12%)
20201,402$67,624
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance2021173
-12 (-6.49%)
$80,735
+$311 (0.39%)
2020185$80,424
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving202159
-3 (-4.84%)
$74,969
+$553 (0.74%)
202062$74,416

Staff Salary Comparison

Columbia University's average staff salary is $87,852. Columbia University's staff salary is higher than the national average staff salary at four-years colleges ($59,333). Its salary is also higher than the average salary ($64,124) of four-years colleges in New York.
Non-instructional Staff Salary Comparison
Average Staff Salary
Columbia University in the City of New York$87,852
All Colleges$58,383
Four-years Colleges$59,333
New York Colleges$63,905
Four-years New York Colleges$64,124

Staff Salary Comparison Between Columbia University and nearby Colleges

The following table shows the average staff salary of colleges near Columbia University. Compared to those schools such as Barnard College and Teachers College at Columbia University, Columbia University's staff salary is similar to the average salary ($80,249). You can compare the salary to analyze or make a decision. The schools in below table are sorted by distance from Columbia University.
Average Staff SalaryNumber of Staff
Columbia University in the City of New York$87,85220,861
Barnard College New York, NY$77,736952
Teachers College at Columbia University New York, NY$86,8601,375
New York Theological Seminary New York, NY$57,32329
Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York New York, NY$89,812104
Jewish Theological Seminary of America New York, NY$84,826218
Manhattan School of Music New York, NY$76,136452
Bank Street College of Education New York, NY$84,600364
Helene Fuld College of Nursing New York, NY$92,53882
CUNY City College New York, NY$76,6032,578
New York College of Podiatric Medicine New York, NY$76,05697