416 respondents answered questions regarding the type of institution, student FTE (full-time equivalent), and cataloging unit staffing levels at the professional, para-professional and hourly level.  Here is the average for all 416 respondents.

Average Staffing Levels
Student FTE Professional Para-Professional Hourly Total Staff
less than 1,000 1.49 0.76 0.68 2.90
1,000-5,000 1.23 0.82 0.77 2.79
5,001-10,000 2.10 2.23 0.87 5.10
10,001-15,000 2.70 3.94 1.83 8.47
15,001-20,000 2.88 2.74 1.90 7.33
20,001-25,000 3.06 4.23 1.52 8.81
25,001-30,000 2.87 6.99 1.05 10.91
30,001-40,000 4.15 5.88 2.35 12.38
40,001+ 4.64 6.33 3.14 13.91
Unidentified 2.64 2.69 2.31 7.64
Overall 2.55 3.27 1.49 7.23

The next posts will break this figure down by institution type (associates, baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and special focus).

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