Berklee College of Music: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
234
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Berklee College of Music 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
$112,000
As a rule, well-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 Berklee College of Music vary approximately from $7,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $112,000 a year - it is 12% lower than Massachusetts average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $8,823 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $9,454 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MA Average
Difference

Professor
$121,644
$171,692
-29%

Associate professor
$98,760
$116,396
-15%

Assistant professor
$87,840
$96,424
-9%

Unranked Teacher
$141,732
$83,642
+69%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Berklee College of Music Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Berklee College of Music has a pretty good, 12:1 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 Berklee College of Music versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Berklee College of Music consists of 141 professors, 72 associate professors, 20 assistant professors, and 1 unranked teacher - 183 men and 51 women:
Berklee College of Music Faculty Demographics Chart

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

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