Kirkwood Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
301
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Kirkwood Community 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
$61,000
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Kirkwood Community College vary approximately from $3,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $61,000 a year - that is 33% lower than Iowa average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $5,107 a month on average; it is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $5,111 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
IA Average
Difference

Professor
$73,824
$124,755
-41%

Associate professor
$63,096
$93,966
-33%

Assistant professor
$56,304
$78,656
-28%

Instructor
$52,404
$63,173
-17%

Unranked Teacher
$42,756
$59,761
-28%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Kirkwood Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Kirkwood Community 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 Kirkwood Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Kirkwood Community College includes 85 professors, 83 associate professors, 57 assistant professors, 50 instructors, and 26 unranked teachers - 160 men and 141 women:
Kirkwood Community 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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