Metropolitan State University of Denver: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
540
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Metropolitan State University of Denver 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
$70,000
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Metropolitan State University of Denver vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $70,000 a year - that is 24% lower than Colorado average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $5,436 a month on average; which is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $6,191 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CO Average
Difference

Professor
$94,608
$126,009
-25%

Associate professor
$71,412
$101,958
-30%

Assistant professor
$59,040
$85,384
-31%

Instructor
$66,732
$61,717
+8%

Lecturer
$53,256
$58,573
-9%

Unranked Teacher
$58,356
$62,366
-6%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Metropolitan State University of Denver Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Metropolitan State University of Denver 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 Metropolitan State University of Denver versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Metropolitan State University of Denver consists of 135 professors, 123 associate professors, 197 assistant professors, 10 instructors, 69 lecturers, and 6 unranked teachers - 284 men and 256 women:
Metropolitan State University of Denver 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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