University of Kansas: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
1,167
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for University of Kansas 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
$115,000
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 University of Kansas vary approximately from $4,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $115,000 a year - that is 38% higher than Kansas average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $8,252 a month on average; which is much lower than average men faculty salaries, $10,447 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
KS Average
Difference

Professor
$154,380
$111,965
+38%

Associate professor
$105,576
$88,971
+19%

Assistant professor
$92,028
$75,785
+21%

Instructor
$54,408
$57,943
-6%

Lecturer
$62,796
$61,712
+2%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

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

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at University of Kansas includes 394 professors, 405 associate professors, 254 assistant professors, 1 instructor, and 113 lecturers - 707 men and 460 women:
University of Kansas 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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