The University of West Florida: Faculty & Salaries

The University of West Florida
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Full-time
Faculty
299
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for The University of West Florida 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
$64,000
As a rule, well-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 salaries at The University of West Florida vary approximately from $43,000 to $88,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $64,000 a year -- this is 3% lower than Florida average faculty compensation.

Faculty Rank
School Average
FL Average
Difference

Professor
$87,800
$95,002
-8%

Associate professor
$64,586
$71,513
-10%

Assistant professor
$57,288
$62,304
-8%

Instructor
$45,013
$45,934
-2%

Lecturer
$47,666
$55,900
-15%

Unranked Teacher
$43,782
$52,004
-16%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

The University of West Florida Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
24 : 1
The University of West Florida has a reasonable, 24:1 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 The University of West Florida versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at The University of West Florida consists of 74 professors, 85 associate professors, 76 assistant professors, 35 instructors, 20 lecturers, and 9 unranked teachers - 175 men and 124 women:
The University of West Florida 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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