Golden West College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
128
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Golden West College 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
$113,000
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 Golden West College vary approximately from $9,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $113,000 a year - which is equal to California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $9,226 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,723 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Instructor
$113,124
$95,184
+19%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Golden West College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
35 : 1
Golden West College has a quite disappointing, 35:1 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 Golden West College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Golden West College consists of 128 instructors - 52 men and 76 women:
Golden West College 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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