University of the West: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
18
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for University of the West 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
$69,000
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 the West vary approximately from $5,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $69,000 a year, which is 40% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,251 a month on average; that is slightly higher than average men faculty salaries, $5,562 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Associate professor
$93,084
$112,804
-17%

Assistant professor
$65,100
$97,995
-34%

Instructor
$65,568
$95,184
-31%

Unranked Teacher
$67,512
$65,974
+2%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

University of the West Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
University of the West has a very good, 6:1 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 the West versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at University of the West consists of 2 associate professors, 10 assistant professors, 4 instructors, and 2 unranked teachers - 14 men and 4 women:
University of the West 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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