Sierra Nevada College: Faculty & Salaries

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Full-time
Faculty
34
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Sierra Nevada 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
$75,000
As a rule, well-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 Nevada College vary approximately from $3,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $75,000 a year - that is 26% lower than Nevada average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $5,897 a month on average; that is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,798 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
NV Average
Difference

Professor
$86,148
$120,786
-29%

Associate professor
$77,196
$112,737
-32%

Assistant professor
$75,048
$93,529
-20%

Instructor
$46,956
$68,844
-32%

Unranked Teacher
$47,484
$37,422
+27%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Sierra Nevada College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Sierra Nevada College has a pretty decent, 15:1 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 Sierra Nevada College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Sierra Nevada College includes 12 professors, 5 associate professors, 12 assistant professors, 3 instructors, and 2 unranked teachers - 14 men and 20 women:
Sierra Nevada 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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