Buffalo State SUNY: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
412
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Buffalo State SUNY 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
$89,000
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 Buffalo State SUNY vary approximately from $4,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $89,000 a year, it is 18% lower than New York average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $7,004 a month on average; which is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $7,787 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
NY Average
Difference

Professor
$110,772
$153,472
-28%

Associate professor
$90,624
$105,676
-14%

Assistant professor
$76,560
$84,484
-9%

Lecturer
$58,140
$73,055
-20%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Buffalo State SUNY Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Buffalo State SUNY has a decent, 16:1 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 Buffalo State SUNY versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Buffalo State SUNY consists of 102 professors, 173 associate professors, 94 assistant professors, and 43 lecturers - 222 men and 190 women:
Buffalo State SUNY 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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