University of Michigan Ann Arbor: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
3,368
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for University of Michigan Ann Arbor 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
$128,000
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at University of Michigan Ann Arbor vary approximately from $4,000 to $17,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $128,000 a year - it is 24% higher than Michigan average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $9,242 a month on average; that is lower than average men faculty salaries - $10,911 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MI Average
Difference

Professor
$199,704
$141,301
+41%

Associate professor
$133,236
$104,076
+28%

Assistant professor
$115,152
$88,219
+31%

Instructor
$80,844
$77,405
+4%

Lecturer
$80,724
$69,780
+16%

Unranked Teacher
$57,780
$74,734
-23%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

University of Michigan Ann Arbor Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
University of Michigan Ann Arbor has a pretty good, 12:1 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 Michigan Ann Arbor versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at University of Michigan Ann Arbor consists of 1082 professors, 559 associate professors, 569 assistant professors, 19 instructors, 346 lecturers, and 793 unranked teachers - 2127 men and 1241 women:
University of Michigan Ann Arbor 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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