Northwest College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
79
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Northwest 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
$81,000
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 Northwest College vary approximately from $5,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $81,000 a year, it is 11% lower than Wyoming average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $6,490 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $6,861 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WY Average
Difference

Professor
$95,808
$134,143
-29%

Associate professor
$86,376
$98,069
-12%

Assistant professor
$79,188
$85,855
-8%

Instructor
$71,400
$72,511
-2%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Northwest College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Northwest College 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 Northwest College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Northwest College consists of 11 professors, 15 associate professors, 31 assistant professors, and 22 instructors - 50 men and 29 women:
Northwest 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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