Southwestern Michigan College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
51
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Southwestern Michigan 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, 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 Southwestern Michigan College vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $75,000 a year - that is 28% lower than Michigan average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,238 a month on average; that is almost equal to average men faculty salaries, $6,180 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MI Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$74,496
$74,734
-0%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Southwestern Michigan College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Southwestern Michigan College has a reasonably decent, 18:1 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 Southwestern Michigan College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Southwestern Michigan College consists of 51 unranked teachers - 26 men and 25 women:
Southwestern Michigan 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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