FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Vermont Schools

The field of academia is a declining field in Vermont. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the academic community in Vermont, and the future trends.


Professional Trends

Faculty Employment Growth in Vermont By Profession

74 51 47 48
110 128 141 141
476 512 510 503
477 472 507 484
556 569 578 584
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Yellow: Instructors
  • Blue: Lectures
  • Light blue: Assistant Professors
  • Red: Associate Professors
  • Grey: Professors

There are 29 colleges and universities in Vermont. In 2006 there were 1,693 higher education faculty at these institutions. In 2009 there were 1,760 higher education faculty at these institutions.

This shows a 4% increase in the number of higher institution faculty in Vermont.

Average faculty salaries in Vermont

Assistant Professors
Associate Professors

The average salary of higher education faculty in Vermont state is $58,299 per year, which is more than faculty salaries around the nation, which average $57,293 per year. And in Vermont male faculty earn more than female faculty. There is a 7% difference in salaries.

Tenure status for instructors & Researchers in Vermont

No data at this time.

Of Vermont's 1,826 higher education faculty members, 49% have tenure and 22% are on the tenure track.

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers in Vermont by gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 0%
Women 0%
Men 0%
Women 0%
Men 0%
Women 0%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

National Vs. Vermont Full Time Faculty Employment Growth

0% -0.22% 1.42% 0.15%
0% 3.73% 3.6% 7.47%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: Vermont
  • Light Blue: National

In Vermont the number of full-time faculty in the state has grown by 0%. Similarly from 2006 to 2009, the number of part-time faculty has also increased by 1%. This shows that in academia in Vermont, working full-time is becoming less popular.

National Vs. Vermont Part Time Faculty Employment Growth

0% 15.98% 10.04% 0.61%
0% 6.27% -0.1% 9.48%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: Vermont
  • Light Blue: National

Full time faculty minorities in Vermont

No data at this time.

And in 2009 4% of those who were working on a part-time basis, identified themselves as being from an ethnic or racial minority background. While as many as 11% of full-time faculty in Vermont identified themselves as being from a minority background.

Part time faculty minorities in Vermont

No data at this time.

National Vs. Vermont Faculty employment Growth of Minorities

0% 9.35% 17.27% 17.27%
0% 4.82% 5.85% 12.52%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Grey: Vermont
  • Yellow: National

From 2006 to 2009, the total number of minority faculty in Vermont has increased by 31%. This is consistent with national statistics, which show that of the 788,996 higher education faculty working nationally in 2006, 134,815 were from an ethnic or racial minority background, while of the 855,625 faculty working in 2009, 151,691 were from a minority background.

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Vermont by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at Vermont by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

National Vs. Vermont Faculty Employment growth of men

0% 3.31% 3.86% -1.56%
0% 4.12% -0.48% 4.71%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: Vermont
  • Light Blue: National

While the percentage of ethnic or racial minorities has increased in academia in Vermont, the percentage of women has decreased. This is inconsistent with national trends, which show that the number of women faculty at institutions of higher learning has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2009.

National Vs. Vermont Faculty Employment growth of women

0% 5.3% 3.53% 2.99%
0% 6% 4.61% 13.02%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: Vermont
  • Light Blue: National

National Vs. Vermont Faculty employment by Gender

National Vermont
Men 46%
Women 54%
Men 46%
Women 54%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Educational Trends

Student enrollment in Vermont


Consistent with the growth in the number of higher education faculty in Vermont, the number of students studying in colleges or universities has also increased in Vermont.

There are currently 37,689 undergraduate students in the state and 6,619 graduate students.

Student Enrollment Growth by degree in Vermont

1182 1134 1117 1109 1237
4547 4466 4965 5136 5149
67 52 84 188 208
1652 1666 2157 1814 1959
472 505 496 419 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate
  • Blue: Bachelor
  • Light blue: Master
  • Red: Doctorate
  • Grey: Certificate

Student Completed Degrees in Vermont


In 2009, in Vermont, 3,138 students graduated from institutions of higher learning. Approximately 59% of these students graduated from bachelor's degree programs. Another 25% graduated from graduate-level programs.

Programs available for each degree type for all schools in Vermont


These numbers are fairly consistent with the number and level of degree programs offered at the colleges and universities in Vermont.

Retention rates in Vermont

Returning Students 58%
  • Yellow Returning Students
  • Yellow Pattern Non Returning Students

In Vermont, for every 100 first time students that enroll in undergraduate programs, 58 students return to school the following year and 50 students eventually graduate. And nationally, schools have an average retention rate of 59% and graduation rate of 45%.

Graduation rates in Vermont

Graduation Students 50%
  • Blue Pattern Non Graduated Students
  • Pink Graduated Students

National Vs. Vermont Students By Gender

National Vermont
Men 43%
Women 57%
Men 43%
Women 57%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Similar to the faculty population in Vermont, the student population is not very diverse. Of the 44,308 students studying in Vermont's institutions of higher learning, 57% are female, and 7% are from an ethnic or racial minority. In the US, as a whole, 58% of the student population is female. And approximately 28% belong to a racial or ethnic minority.

National Vs. Vermont Students Minorities

National Vermont
Minorities 29%
Minorities 7%
  • Yellow Pattern Minorities
  • YellowNon Minorities

Faculty Salaries in Vermont

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

Although we have general governmental data for faculty salaries in Vermont, we are currently collecting specific data for Vermont faculty in each field of academia including faculty employment growth in these fields and Vermont faculty salaries in each field. We request your help. Please enter your information anonymously to help us build a valuable database resource for your benefit as well as the benefit of your peers who may be considering an academic career in Vermont. A summary of the data collected thus far will be available to you once you have submitted your information.


  1. Vermont Teaching Schools16,155 Employed
  2. Vermont Business Schools10,428 Employed
  3. Vermont Biology Schools7,587 Employed
  4. Vermont Engineering Schools7,068 Employed
  5. Vermont Liberal Arts Schools5,171 Employed
  6. Vermont Art Schools5,025 Employed
  7. Vermont Health Science Schools3,658 Employed
  8. Vermont Business Administration Schools3,551 Employed
  9. Vermont Psychology Schools3,506 Employed
  10. Vermont Educational Leadership Schools3,322 Employed
  11. Vermont English Schools3,283 Employed
  12. Vermont Math Schools2,793 Employed
  13. Vermont Music Schools2,658 Employed
  14. Vermont Early Childhood Education Schools2,576 Employed
  15. Vermont History Schools2,523 Employed
  16. Vermont Special Education Schools2,221 Employed
  17. Vermont Accounting Schools2,167 Employed
  18. Vermont MBA Schools1,964 Employed
  19. Vermont Human Services Schools1,818 Employed
  20. Vermont Biochemistry Schools1,794 Employed
  21. Vermont Political Science Schools1,785 Employed
  22. Vermont Law Schools1,784 Employed
  23. Vermont Communications Schools1,775 Employed
  24. Vermont Elementary Education Schools1,752 Employed
  25. Vermont Veterinary Schools1,727 Employed
  26. Vermont Counseling Schools1,684 Employed
  27. Vermont Design Schools1,656 Employed
  28. Vermont Management Schools1,642 Employed
  29. Vermont Chemistry Schools1,608 Employed
  30. Vermont Physics Schools1,608 Employed
  31. Vermont Nutrition Schools1,576 Employed
  32. Vermont Computer Science Schools1,569 Employed
  33. Vermont Film Schools1,551 Employed
  34. Vermont Video Production Schools1,551 Employed
  35. Vermont Sociology Schools1,510 Employed
  36. Vermont Theology Schools1,483 Employed
  37. Vermont Information Technology Schools1,480 Employed
  38. Vermont Information Systems Schools1,408 Employed
  39. Vermont Hospitality Schools1,388 Employed
  40. Vermont Nursing Schools1,357 Employed
  41. Vermont RN to BSN Schools1,357 Employed
  42. Vermont BSN Schools1,357 Employed
  43. Vermont Forensic Nursing Schools1,357 Employed
  44. Vermont Criminal Justice Schools1,335 Employed
  45. Vermont International Business Schools1,317 Employed
  46. Vermont Mechanical Engineering Schools1,315 Employed
  47. Vermont Sports Medicine Schools1,169 Employed
  48. Vermont Civil Engineering Schools1,164 Employed
  49. Vermont Social Work Schools1,154 Employed
  50. Vermont Visual Communications Schools1,136 Employed
  51. Vermont Public Administration Schools1,103 Employed
  52. Vermont Radiology Technology Schools1,082 Employed
  53. Vermont Small Business Schools926 Employed
  54. Vermont Physical Therapy Schools889 Employed
  55. Vermont Computer Networking Schools870 Employed
  56. Vermont Web Design Schools835 Employed
  57. Vermont Biomedical Engineering Schools788 Employed
  58. Vermont Forestry Schools788 Employed
  59. Vermont Speech Therapy Schools788 Employed
  60. Vermont Marketing Schools716 Employed
  61. Vermont Architecture Schools681 Employed
  62. Vermont Journalism Schools657 Employed
  63. Vermont Computer Engineering Schools610 Employed
  64. Vermont Advertising Schools576 Employed
  65. Vermont Public Relations Schools576 Employed
  66. Vermont Graphic Design Schools551 Employed
  67. Vermont Health Information Schools450 Employed
  68. Vermont Business Management Schools450 Employed
  69. Vermont Drafting Schools450 Employed
  70. Vermont Creative Writing Schools426 Employed
  71. Vermont Hotel Management Schools411 Employed
  72. Vermont Construction Management Schools376 Employed
  73. Vermont X Ray Technician Schools247 Employed
  74. Vermont Clinical Psychology Schools237 Employed
  75. Vermont Software Engineering Schools210 Employed
  76. Vermont Computer Programming Schools210 Employed
  77. Vermont Paralegal Schools210 Employed
  78. Vermont Web Development Schools210 Employed
  79. Vermont Sports Management Schools203 Employed
  80. Vermont Animation Schools180 Employed
  81. Vermont Video Game Design Schools180 Employed
  82. Vermont Property Management Schools162 Employed
  83. Vermont Forensic Psychology Schools156 Employed
  84. Vermont Dental Hygienist Schools151 Employed
  85. Vermont Respiratory Therapy Schools151 Employed
  86. Vermont Electrical Engineering Schools151 Employed
  87. Vermont Fire Science Schools151 Employed
  88. Vermont Computer Animation Schools90 Employed
  89. Vermont Game Design Schools90 Employed
  90. Vermont Game Development Schools90 Employed
  91. Vermont Culinary Schools80 Employed
  92. Vermont Finance Schools61 Employed
  93. Vermont Public Health Schools59 Employed
  94. Vermont Organizational Psychology Schools47 Employed
  95. Vermont Mental Health Schools47 Employed
  96. Vermont Human Resources Schools47 Employed
  97. Vermont Restaurant Management Schools40 Employed
  98. Vermont Healthcare Administration Schools37 Employed
  99. Vermont Carpentry Schools29 Employed

Career Index

Your free online education database