Black Hills State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
129
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Black Hills State University 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
$79,000
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Black Hills State University vary approximately from $5,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $79,000 a year - that is 2% higher than South Dakota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $6,172 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,825 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SD Average
Difference

Professor
$96,564
$108,040
-11%

Associate professor
$81,216
$86,380
-6%

Assistant professor
$73,476
$74,461
-1%

Instructor
$60,108
$57,997
+4%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Black Hills State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Black Hills State University has a reasonably decent, 19:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios usually 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 Black Hills State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Black Hills State University includes 34 professors, 27 associate professors, 43 assistant professors, and 25 instructors - 74 men and 55 women:
Black Hills State University 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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