University of Colorado Colorado Springs: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
399
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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
$83,000
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 of Colorado Colorado Springs vary approximately from $4,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $83,000 a year - it is 10% lower than Colorado average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,077 a month on average; that is much lower than average men faculty salaries, $7,861 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CO Average
Difference

Professor
$128,304
$126,009
+2%

Associate professor
$97,860
$101,958
-4%

Assistant professor
$87,360
$85,384
+2%

Instructor
$52,248
$61,717
-15%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
University of Colorado Colorado Springs has a reasonably decent, 18:1 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at University of Colorado Colorado Springs consists of 80 professors, 74 associate professors, 82 assistant professors, and 163 instructors - 191 men and 208 women:
University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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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