Occidental College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
178
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Occidental 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
$122,000
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 Occidental College vary approximately from $6,000 to $14,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $122,000 a year - which is 7% higher than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $10,149 a month on average; it is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $10,200 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$162,732
$159,897
+2%

Associate professor
$112,080
$112,804
-1%

Assistant professor
$86,316
$97,995
-12%

Unranked Teacher
$74,472
$65,974
+13%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Occidental College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Occidental College has a good, 10:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios typically 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 Occidental College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Occidental College consists of 79 professors, 30 associate professors, 32 assistant professors, and 37 unranked teachers - 95 men and 83 women:
Occidental 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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