Portland Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
455
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Portland Community 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
$80,000
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Portland Community College vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $80,000 a year, which is 10% lower than Oregon average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $6,543 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $6,803 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
OR Average
Difference

Instructor
$79,908
$70,778
+13%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Portland Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Portland Community College has a reasonable, 23:1 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 Portland Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Portland Community College includes 455 instructors - 203 men and 252 women:
Portland Community 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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