Truman State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
316
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Truman State 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
$85,000
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Truman State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $85,000 a year, it is 4% lower than Missouri average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,675 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $7,296 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MO Average
Difference

Professor
$94,944
$125,496
-24%

Associate professor
$79,116
$91,908
-14%

Assistant professor
$68,844
$77,459
-11%

Instructor
$54,420
$55,724
-2%

Unranked Teacher
$91,560
$58,285
+57%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

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

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Truman State University consists of 191 professors, 40 associate professors, 56 assistant professors, 28 instructors, and 1 unranked teacher - 191 men and 125 women:
Truman State University 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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