12 · ARL Annual Salary Survey 2012–2013
Figure 2: Minority Professionals by Region in US ARL University Libraries, FY 2012–2013
Race/
Ethnicity
Category
New
England
Middle
Atlantic
East
North
Central
West
North
Central
South
Atlantic
East
South
Central
West
South
Central
Mountain Pacific Total %
Black 25 61 72 20 114 24 28 7 33 384 30%
Hispanic
21 44 25 8 40 6 36 20 49 249 19%
Asian 79 101 79 23 86 11 45 19 174 617 48%
American
Indian/Alaskan
Native
6 3 4 4 2 1 3 9 1 33 3%
Minority Total 131 209 180 55 242 42 112 55 257 1,283 100.0%
Minority Percent
10.20% 16.30% 14.00% 4.30% 18.90% 3.30% 8.70% 4.30% 20.00%
Nonminority
Total
1,132 1,239 1,294 484 1,273 357 605 421 756 7,561 100.0%
Nonminority
Percent
15.00% 16.40% 17.10% 6.40% 16.80% 4.70% 8.00% 5.60% 10.00%
Regional Percent
Total staff
14.30% 16.40% 16.70% 6.10% 17.10% 4.50% 8.10% 5.40% 11.50%
Proportional
Minority
Representation
-32.00% -0.61% -18.13% -32.81% 12.50% -29.79% 8.75% -23.21% 100.00%
According to Figure 3 below, 69.3% of female professional staff in US ARL university libraries are members of the
four racial/ethnic groups in Figure 2, whereas 61.7% of female professional staff are members of the Caucasian/
Other racial/ethnic group. The overall gender balance in the 115 Canadian and US university libraries (including
law and medical libraries) is 36.4% male and 63.6% female. See Figure 2, above, and Figure 3, below, for more
detail on race/ethnicity and gender distribution.
Figure 3a: Distribution of Professional Staff in US ARL University Libraries by Race/Ethnicity and Sex, FY
2012–2013
United States
Men Women Total
Number of Staff Percent of Staff Number of Staff Percent of Staff Staff
Main 2,847 38.4% 4,571 61.6% 7,418
Medical 216 27.4% 573 72.6% 789
Law 260 36.4% 454 63.6% 714
Minority* 394 30.7% 889 69.3% 1,283
Non-minority 2,897 38.3% 4,664 61.7% 7,561
All 3,291 37.2% 5,553 62.8% 8,844
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