Pacifica Graduate Institute: Faculty & Salaries

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Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Pacifica Graduate Institute 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

Faculty Salary
As a rule, properly 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 Pacifica Graduate Institute vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $82,000 a year - it is 28% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $6,570 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $7,014 a month.

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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Pacifica Graduate Institute Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Pacifica Graduate Institute has a good, 10:1 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 Pacifica Graduate Institute versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute consists of 36 professors - 19 men and 17 women:
Pacifica Graduate Institute 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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