Dakota Wesleyan University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
47
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Dakota Wesleyan 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
$65,000
As a rule, properly 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 Wesleyan University vary approximately from $4,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $65,000 a year - that is 16% lower than South Dakota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $5,161 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $5,618 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SD Average
Difference

Professor
$73,824
$108,040
-32%

Associate professor
$66,108
$86,380
-23%

Assistant professor
$61,188
$74,461
-18%

Instructor
$55,080
$57,997
-5%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Dakota Wesleyan University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Dakota Wesleyan University 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 Dakota Wesleyan University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Dakota Wesleyan University includes 9 professors, 11 associate professors, 25 assistant professors, and 2 instructors - 22 men and 25 women:
Dakota Wesleyan University 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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