University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources
http://www.umn.edu/ohr
612-625-2016

Characteristics of the Respondents

A total of 12,565 surveys were sent out to staff employees and 4,883 completed surveys were received for a response rate of 38.86%. The sample breakdowns on some main demographic categories are shown below:

The results of the descriptive analysis reveal that a majority of respondents are from the Twin Cities campus (89%), and from three main job categories: civil service (44%), P & A Staff (31%) and bargaining unit (25%). The majority of the respondents are female (67%), white (89%), with a college degree (70%), and working full-time (99%). The average age of employees is a little over 43 years, and they work over 42 hours a week on average. The respondents have been employed at the University of Minnesota for an average of approximately 12½ years and have spent close to 8 years in their current job.

Univeristy Campus Location

Univeristy Campus Location

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Employee Group

Employee Group

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Supervise or Manage Other Employees

Supervise or Manage Other Employees

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Student Status

Student Status

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Gender

Gender

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Race

Race

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Highest Level of Education

Highest Level of Education Percentage
Less than a high school diploma 0.1%
High school diploma or GED 2.4%
High school plus technical training or apprentice 5.7%
Some college 16.6%
College graduate 30.5%
Some graduate school 12.0%
Graduate or professional degree 31.7%
No response 1.0%

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Marital Status

Marital Status

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Sexual Orientation

Sexual Orientation

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Disability Status

Disability Status

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Most Recent Generation of Family to Come to the United States

Most Recent Generation of Family to Come to the United States

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Religion

Religion Percentage
Protestant 30.5%
Catholic 21.8%
Other Christian religion 12.1%
No response 11.5%
None 10.9%
Agnostic 6.7%
Other non-Christian religion 2.5%
Jewish 1.9%
Buddhist 1.1%
Muslim 0.4%
Hindu 0.2%
Taoist 0.2%
LDS/Mormon 0.2%

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