In 2009 APIR analyst Bruce Beck worked with the Faculty Compensation Commission to examine the issue of faculty salary compression. Reports from that project are posted below.
Commission on Faculty Compensation and Economic Benefits Annual Report for 2007-2008 (includes discussion of salary compression)
Frequency Distributions of UW-Madison Faculty by Salary and Rank and Division, in 2007 compared to 1997
February 2009 Report prepared for the Faculty Compensation Commission by the Office of Academic Planning & Analysis
April 2009 Summary of Departmental Percentile Distributions
Analysis of Compression proposed by Eric Raimy, Compensation Commission Member