Otero Junior College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
36
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Otero Junior 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
$56,000
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 Otero Junior College vary approximately from $4,000 to $5,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $56,000 a year - which is 40% lower than Colorado average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $4,490 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $4,881 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CO Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$55,908
$62,366
-10%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Otero Junior College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Otero Junior College has a reasonably decent, 20:1 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 Otero Junior College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Otero Junior College includes 36 unranked teachers - 16 men and 20 women:
Otero Junior 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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