Southern California College of Optometry: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
33
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Southern California College of Optometry 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
$98,000
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Southern California College of Optometry vary approximately from $7,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $98,000 a year, it is 14% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $7,613 a month on average; that is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $8,653 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$126,876
$159,897
-21%

Associate professor
$98,760
$112,804
-12%

Assistant professor
$86,028
$97,995
-12%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Southern California College of Optometry Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
Southern California College of Optometry has a very good, 6:1 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 Southern California College of Optometry versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Southern California College of Optometry consists of 7 professors, 8 associate professors, and 18 assistant professors - 17 men and 16 women:
Southern California College of Optometry 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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