Macalester College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
174
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Macalester 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
$116,000
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 Macalester College vary approximately from $6,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $116,000 a year - which is 24% higher than Minnesota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $9,035 a month on average; it is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $10,240 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MN Average
Difference

Professor
$151,068
$131,399
+15%

Associate professor
$115,260
$96,775
+19%

Assistant professor
$93,756
$81,903
+14%

Instructor
$73,440
$74,542
-1%

Unranked Teacher
$80,100
$73,281
+9%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Macalester College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Macalester College has a good, 10:1 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 Macalester College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Macalester College consists of 60 professors, 42 associate professors, 40 assistant professors, 10 instructors, and 22 unranked teachers - 89 men and 85 women:
Macalester College 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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