San Diego Mesa College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
273
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for San Diego Mesa 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
$87,000
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 San Diego Mesa College vary approximately from $7,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $87,000 a year - that is 23% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $7,254 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $7,282 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Instructor
$87,216
$95,184
-8%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

San Diego Mesa College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
30 : 1
San Diego Mesa College has a bit disappointing, 30:1 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 San Diego Mesa College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at San Diego Mesa College includes 273 instructors - 137 men and 136 women:
San Diego Mesa 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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