Oregon State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
1,079
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Oregon 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
$95,000
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 Oregon State University vary approximately from $2,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $95,000 a year - it is 7% higher than Oregon average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $6,886 a month on average; that is lower than average men faculty salaries - $8,467 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
OR Average
Difference

Professor
$135,252
$124,206
+9%

Associate professor
$109,500
$95,563
+15%

Assistant professor
$98,640
$82,842
+19%

Instructor
$62,760
$70,778
-11%

Lecturer
$29,436
$53,636
-45%

Unranked Teacher
$64,248
$69,702
-8%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Oregon State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Oregon State University has a reasonable, 23:1 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 Oregon State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Oregon State University consists of 217 professors, 230 associate professors, 224 assistant professors, 238 instructors, 8 lecturers, and 162 unranked teachers - 657 men and 422 women:
Oregon 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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