Lower Columbia College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
61
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Lower Columbia 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
$75,000
As a rule, well-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 Lower Columbia College vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $75,000 a year - it is 18% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $6,157 a month on average; it is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $6,318 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$74,868
$74,045
+1%


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Lower Columbia College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Lower Columbia College has a decent, 16:1 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 Lower Columbia College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Lower Columbia College includes 61 unranked teachers - 31 men and 30 women:
Lower Columbia 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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