Southern Oregon University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
256
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Southern Oregon 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
$77,000
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 Southern Oregon University vary approximately from $3,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $77,000 a year - that is 13% lower than Oregon average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $5,920 a month on average; which is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,850 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
OR Average
Difference

Professor
$102,048
$124,206
-18%

Associate professor
$82,320
$95,563
-14%

Assistant professor
$65,856
$82,842
-21%

Instructor
$58,692
$70,778
-17%

Lecturer
$37,344
$53,636
-30%

Unranked Teacher
$39,984
$69,702
-43%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Southern Oregon University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Southern Oregon University has a decent, 17:1 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 Southern Oregon University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Southern Oregon University consists of 83 professors, 58 associate professors, 32 assistant professors, 59 instructors, 4 lecturers, and 20 unranked teachers - 141 men and 115 women:
Southern Oregon 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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