Colorado School of Mines: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
255
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Colorado School of Mines 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
$119,000
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 Colorado School of Mines vary approximately from $1,000 to $15,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $119,000 a year, that is 29% higher than Colorado average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $7,929 a month on average; it is way lower than average men faculty salaries - $10,652 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CO Average
Difference

Professor
$175,176
$126,009
+39%

Associate professor
$121,716
$101,958
+19%

Assistant professor
$107,148
$85,384
+25%

Instructor
$173,580
$61,717
+181%

Lecturer
$19,632
$58,573
-66%

Unranked Teacher
$35,340
$62,366
-43%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Colorado School of Mines Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Colorado School of Mines has a decent, 16:1 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 Colorado School of Mines versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Colorado School of Mines includes 68 professors, 59 associate professors, 50 assistant professors, 27 instructors, 34 lecturers, and 17 unranked teachers - 188 men and 67 women:
Colorado School of Mines 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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