What’s at the bottom of the barrel? Music.

The website HigherEdJobs.com recently posted the results of a survey of faculty (and administrator) salaries, organized by discipline and rank. The survey was administered by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. 38 academic disciplines are represented, and the results are based on responses from 824 institutions. The lowest paid discipline was music (actually it was sort of tied for last place with Theology, go figure). Read it and weep here.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.