College of the Holy Cross: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
269
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for College of the Holy Cross 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
$105,000
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 College of the Holy Cross vary approximately from $4,000 to $14,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $105,000 a year - that is 18% lower than Massachusetts average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $8,955 a month on average; that is almost equal to average men faculty salaries, $8,521 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MA Average
Difference

Professor
$162,672
$171,692
-5%

Associate professor
$117,096
$116,396
+1%

Assistant professor
$54,576
$96,424
-43%

Instructor
$74,556
$73,261
+2%

Lecturer
$51,852
$89,133
-42%

Unranked Teacher
$69,972
$83,642
-16%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

College of the Holy Cross Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
College of the Holy Cross has a good, 10:1 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 College of the Holy Cross versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at College of the Holy Cross consists of 67 professors, 96 associate professors, 85 assistant professors, 8 instructors, 8 lecturers, and 5 unranked teachers - 147 men and 122 women:
College of the Holy Cross 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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