University at Buffalo: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
1,071
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for University at Buffalo 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
$121,000
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at University at Buffalo vary approximately from $5,000 to $14,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $121,000 a year - it is 11% higher than New York average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $8,615 a month on average; which is much lower than average men faculty salaries - $10,891 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
NY Average
Difference

Professor
$159,336
$153,472
+4%

Associate professor
$110,376
$105,676
+4%

Assistant professor
$94,104
$84,484
+11%

Instructor
$64,824
$61,651
+5%

Lecturer
$77,868
$73,055
+7%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

University at Buffalo Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
University at Buffalo has a pretty decent, 14:1 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 University at Buffalo versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at University at Buffalo consists of 368 professors, 349 associate professors, 301 assistant professors, 17 instructors, and 36 lecturers - 674 men and 397 women:
University at Buffalo Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is typically assigned by the college itself.

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