Kansas State University: Faculty & Salaries

Kansas State University
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Full-time
Faculty
1,007
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Kansas 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
$95,000
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 Kansas State University vary approximately from $3,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $95,000 a year, that is 15% higher than Kansas average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $6,793 a month on average; it is much lower than average men faculty salaries - $8,720 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
KS Average
Difference

Professor
$133,068
$111,965
+19%

Associate professor
$96,960
$88,971
+9%

Assistant professor
$84,180
$75,785
+11%

Instructor
$57,036
$57,943
-2%

Unranked Teacher
$39,456
$55,436
-29%


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Kansas State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Kansas State University has a reasonably decent, 20:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios typically 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 Kansas State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Kansas State University consists of 268 professors, 273 associate professors, 271 assistant professors, 192 instructors, and 3 unranked teachers - 611 men and 396 women:
Kansas 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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