• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Research
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: > 10,000

2020 Recognition Categories

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Diversity
  • Facilities, Workspace & Security
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Respect and Appreciation
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship
  • Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)
  • Work/Life Balance

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

FIU is a university of impact, and every day, each member of our Panther family goes above and beyond to ensure that we do meaningful work that supports and encourages passion and success for our students and our community. Now more than ever, we see ourselves as a solutions center and a cluster of talent that helps our community get back on its feet. From our hardworking faculty to our professional staff, our focus on student achievement and community engagement motivates us to do and be better. We're a great place to work because we are all committed to celebrating the collective achievements of every individual who learns and works at our institution.

Employee Comment

FIU is an innovative higher educational institution which develops programs focused on student success. FIU also recognizes that a well trained, motivated and diverse workforce is crucial for student success to be a reality.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 1206
  • Fulltime Eps: 1601
  • Fulltime Faculty: 1658
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 980
  • Adjunct Count: 890

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $91,619
  • Administration: $80,075
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $48,386
  • Non-exempt Staff: $30,196

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 3%
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 6%
  • 6 Years Recognized
  • 5 Years of Honor Roll

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