Missouri Western State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
185
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Missouri Western State University 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
$80,000
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Missouri Western State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $80,000 a year - that is 10% lower than Missouri average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,414 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $6,836 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MO Average
Difference

Professor
$99,480
$125,496
-21%

Associate professor
$82,296
$91,908
-10%

Assistant professor
$71,388
$77,459
-8%

Instructor
$53,220
$55,724
-4%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Missouri Western State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Missouri Western State University has a reasonably decent, 18:1 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 Missouri Western State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Missouri Western State University includes 49 professors, 50 associate professors, 68 assistant professors, and 18 instructors - 111 men and 74 women:
Missouri Western State University 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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