San Francisco State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
794
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for San Francisco 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
$110,000
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 Francisco State University vary approximately from $6,000 to $14,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $110,000 a year - it is 3% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $8,722 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $9,577 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$130,200
$159,897
-19%

Associate professor
$107,736
$112,804
-4%

Assistant professor
$94,788
$97,995
-3%

Lecturer
$75,168
$80,538
-7%

Unranked Teacher
$166,428
$65,974
+152%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

San Francisco State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
26 : 1
San Francisco State University has a bit disappointing, 26:1 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 Francisco State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at San Francisco State University includes 303 professors, 219 associate professors, 169 assistant professors, 99 lecturers, and 4 unranked teachers - 409 men and 385 women:
San Francisco 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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