Dakota State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
92
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Dakota 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
$80,000
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 Dakota State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $80,000 a year - that is 4% higher than South Dakota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $6,105 a month on average; that is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $6,982 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SD Average
Difference

Professor
$108,288
$108,040
0%

Associate professor
$95,064
$86,380
+10%

Assistant professor
$76,164
$74,461
+2%

Instructor
$51,972
$57,997
-10%

Lecturer
$68,052
$66,560
+2%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Dakota State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Dakota State University has a reasonably decent, 18:1 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 Dakota State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Dakota State University consists of 15 professors, 23 associate professors, 27 assistant professors, 22 instructors, and 5 lecturers - 55 men and 37 women:
Dakota 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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