Sierra College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
217
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Sierra 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
$86,000
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 Sierra College vary approximately from $7,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $86,000 a year - it is 24% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $7,063 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $7,347 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Instructor
$86,112
$95,184
-10%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Sierra College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
Sierra College has a bit disappointing, 28:1 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 Sierra College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Sierra College consists of 217 instructors - 87 men and 130 women:
Sierra 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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