Art Center College of Design: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
94
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Art Center College of Design we provide you with information about faculty structure, salaries, and class sizes, as well as comparisons to competing and nearby colleges.

Faculty Compensation and Workload

Average
Faculty Salary
$82,000
As a rule, adequately compensated instructors are better motivated and have more opportunities to concentrate on teaching; therefore, we consider faculty compensation to be an important factor for evaluating education quality.

Monthly faculty salaries at Art Center College of Design vary approximately from $5,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $82,000 a year - that is 28% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,935 a month on average; it is almost equal to average men faculty salaries, $6,827 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$91,740
$159,897
-43%

Associate professor
$82,392
$112,804
-27%

Assistant professor
$69,828
$97,995
-29%

Instructor
$79,992
$95,184
-16%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Art Center College of Design Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Art Center College of Design has a good, 9:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios typically imply smaller class size, more attention to students, better quality of education, and higher satisfaction both for students and instructors. High ratios are usually a sign of the opposite.

Use the charts above to compare faculty compensation and workload at Art Center College of Design versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Art Center College of Design includes 22 professors, 17 associate professors, 8 assistant professors, and 47 instructors - 66 men and 28 women:
Art Center College of Design Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is usually assigned by the college itself.

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