Criteria by Survey Source

When completing the labor market matrix, consider two markets with whom Oregon State University (OSU) competes:

  • Markets for recruiting OSU employees
  • Markets that OSU employees go after leaving the organization


Survey Source Job Families Scope Cut Senior Leadership and HESpecific Professionals Mid-Level Directors and Staff Functional Experts
and Professionals
CUPA-HR All OSU job families Industry HigherEd (Public) HigherEd (Public) HigherEd (Public)
Classification Very High Research All All
Operating Budget $550M – $1.5B All All
Student FTE 13,873 – 41,619 13,873 – 41,619 All
Geography National Northwest States Local
Mercer Business & Finance Industry All All All
Information Technology Size All All All
Legal & Compliance Geography National National National


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CUPA National Comparators – Public Institution; Carnegie Classification: Research University (Very High Research Activity); Total Operating Budget: 50% - 150% of OSU; Student FTE: 50% - 150% of OSU
  • Colorado State University
  • Florida State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas State University
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Texas A&M University
  • The University of Arizona
  • University of California-Riverside
  • University of California-Santa Barbara
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Kansas Main Campus
  • University of Louisville
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
  • University of Oregon
  • Virginia Tech
  • Washington State University
  • Wayne State University
CUPA Regional Comparators – Public Institution; Northwest States; Student FTE: 50% - 150% of OSU
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • Colorado State University
  • Montana State University - Bozeman
  • Portland State University
  • The University of Arizona
  • The University of Montana - Missoula
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Utah
  • Utah State University
  • Utah Valley University
  • Washington State University
  • Weber State University
  • Western Washington University
CUPA Local Comparators – Public; Oregon, Washington, Northern California (excluding Bay Area), Idaho;
  • Boise State University
  • Eastern Oregon University
  • Eastern Washington University
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • Portland State University
  • Sonoma State University
  • Southern Oregon University
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Washington
  • Washington State University
  • Western Oregon University
  • Western Washington University