College of the Desert: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
110
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for College of the Desert 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
$104,000
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 College of the Desert vary approximately from $5,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $104,000 a year, it is 8% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $8,445 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $8,870 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$116,028
$159,897
-27%

Associate professor
$108,720
$112,804
-4%

Assistant professor
$93,444
$97,995
-5%

Instructor
$65,820
$95,184
-31%

Unranked Teacher
$92,388
$65,974
+40%


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

College of the Desert Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
31 : 1
College of the Desert has a bit disappointing, 31:1 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 College of the Desert versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at College of the Desert consists of 31 professors, 37 associate professors, 14 assistant professors, 1 instructor, and 27 unranked teachers - 55 men and 55 women:
College of the Desert 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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