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

Characteristics of the Respondents

A total of 12,901 surveys were sent out to staff employees and 3,853 completed surveys were received for a response rate of 29.87%. 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 representative of the three main job categories: civil service (41%), P&A Staff (32%) and bargaining unit (27%). The majority of the respondents are female (67%), white (87%), with a college degree (74%), and working full-time (90%). The average age of employees is a little over 44 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 12 years and have spent about 7? years in their current job.

 University 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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 Marital Status

Marital Status

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 Highest Level of Education


Highest Level of Education Percentage
Less than a high school diploma 0.05%
High school diploma or GED 2.44%
High school plus technical training or apprentice 5.50%
Some college 15.32%
College graduate 30.56%
Some graduate school 13.21%
Graduate or professional degree 30.76%
No response 1.51%

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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 26.2%
Catholic 20.6%
Other Christian religion 13.5%
No response 12.0%
None 10.3%
Agnostic 7.2%
Atheist 3.3%
Other non-Christian religion 2.2%
Jewish 1.8%
Buddhist 1.1%
Muslim 0.4%
Hindu 0.3%
Taoist 0.2%
LDS/Mormon 0.1%