R Dataset / Package car / Salaries


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Salaries data set which pertains to Salaries for Professors. The Salaries data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Salaries data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Salaries"). This will load the data into a variable called Salaries. If R says the Salaries data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("car") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Salaries R data set. The size of this file is about 12,677 bytes.

Salaries for Professors


The 2008-09 nine-month academic salary for Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors in a college in the U.S. The data were collected as part of the on-going effort of the college's administration to monitor salary differences between male and female faculty members.




A data frame with 397 observations on the following 6 variables.


a factor with levels AssocProf AsstProf Prof


a factor with levels A (“theoretical” departments) or B (“applied” departments).


years since PhD.


years of service.


a factor with levels Female Male


nine-month salary, in dollars.


Fox J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition Sage.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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