United States Air Force Academy: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
164
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for United States Air Force Academy 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
$101,000
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 monthly salaries at United States Air Force Academy vary approximately from $5,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $101,000 a year, which is 9% higher than Colorado average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $7,024 a month on average; it is much lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,045 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CO Average
Difference

Professor
$123,276
$126,009
-2%

Associate professor
$103,476
$101,958
+1%

Assistant professor
$84,948
$85,384
-1%

Instructor
$63,624
$61,717
+3%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

United States Air Force Academy Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
United States Air Force Academy has a good, 8:1 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 United States Air Force Academy versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at United States Air Force Academy includes 61 professors, 37 associate professors, 45 assistant professors, and 21 instructors - 114 men and 50 women:
United States Air Force Academy 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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