Columbia College Chicago: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
377
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Columbia College Chicago 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
$94,000
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 Columbia College Chicago vary approximately from $5,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $94,000 a year, that is 11% lower than Illinois average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $7,557 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $8,111 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
IL Average
Difference

Professor
$136,824
$151,083
-9%

Associate professor
$99,288
$103,789
-4%

Assistant professor
$81,120
$89,327
-9%

Lecturer
$69,852
$70,021
-0%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Columbia College Chicago Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Columbia College Chicago 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 Columbia College Chicago versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Columbia College Chicago includes 50 professors, 166 associate professors, 86 assistant professors, and 75 lecturers - 203 men and 174 women:
Columbia College Chicago 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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