Harper College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
204
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Harper 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
$103,000
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 Harper College vary approximately from $5,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $103,000 a year, which is 3% lower than Illinois average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $8,373 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $8,806 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
IL Average
Difference

Professor
$134,352
$151,083
-11%

Associate professor
$109,560
$103,789
+6%

Assistant professor
$80,856
$89,327
-9%

Instructor
$68,004
$72,746
-7%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Harper College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Harper College has a reasonably decent, 20:1 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 Harper College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Harper College consists of 54 professors, 69 associate professors, 46 assistant professors, and 35 instructors - 80 men and 124 women:
Harper 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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