Lake Area Technical Institute: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
95
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Lake Area Technical Institute 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
$54,000
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 Lake Area Technical Institute vary approximately from $4,000 to $5,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $54,000 a year - it is 30% lower than South Dakota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $4,339 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $4,648 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SD Average
Difference

Instructor
$54,168
$57,997
-7%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Lake Area Technical Institute Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Lake Area Technical Institute has a pretty good, 13:1 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 Lake Area Technical Institute versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Lake Area Technical Institute includes 95 instructors - 54 men and 41 women:
Lake Area Technical Institute 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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