Wayne State University: Faculty & Salaries

Wayne State University
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Excellent Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below Average Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Wayne State University Logo
Full-time
Faculty
1,050
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Wayne State University 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
$112,000
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 Wayne State University vary approximately from $5,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $112,000 a year, that is 9% higher than Michigan average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $8,236 a month on average; that is lower than average men faculty salaries, $10,242 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MI Average
Difference

Professor
$153,036
$141,301
+8%

Associate professor
$113,448
$104,076
+9%

Assistant professor
$96,312
$88,219
+9%

Instructor
$84,108
$77,405
+9%

Lecturer
$69,168
$69,780
-1%


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Wayne State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Wayne State University has a decent, 16:1 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 Wayne State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Wayne State University includes 277 professors, 294 associate professors, 316 assistant professors, 32 instructors, and 131 lecturers - 587 men and 463 women:
Wayne State University Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is typically assigned by the college itself.

Learn More About Wayne State University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Michigan Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Get details on 77 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Flint, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Jackson, Muskegon, and 48 other cities. About 5,400 accounting and finance diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for accounting and finance degree programs in MI is about $18,200.

Art
Read about 57 art schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Bloomfield Hills, Muskegon, Adrian, and 39 more cities. Approximately 1,500 art degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for art programs in MI is about $20,700.

Biology
Learn more about 50 biology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Adrian, and 32 other cities. Around 4,900 biology degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for biology programs in MI - $27,300.

Broadcasting
Learn about 43 broadcasting schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Port Huron, Flint, Detroit, Muskegon, Bay City, Livonia, and 31 other cities. About 1,200 broadcasting diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for broadcasting programs in MI is about $22,300.

Business
We list 94 business schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Troy, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Southfield, and 57 other cities. Around 13,600 business degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for business degree programs in MI is roughly $19,400.

Chemistry
We list 41 chemistry schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Bay City, Flint, Benton Harbor, and 29 more cities. Approximately 1,600 chemistry diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for chemistry programs in MI is about $29,000.

Communication and Journalism
Read information about 56 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Muskegon, Southfield, Adrian, Port Huron, and 36 other cities. About 3,600 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for communication and journalism programs in MI is roughly $25,100.

Computer Science
Get details on 90 computer science schools and colleges in Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Troy, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, and 54 other cities. Approximately 5,800 computer science diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in MI is around $16,800.

Construction
We list 32 construction schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, Troy, Allen Park, Clinton Township, Ironwood, Swartz Creek, Big Rapids, and 27 other cities. About 600 construction degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for construction programs in MI is approximately $17,200.

Criminal Justice
Learn about 67 criminal justice schools and colleges in Detroit, Flint, Dearborn, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Livonia, Port Huron, and 45 other cities. Around 4,000 criminal justice diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for criminal justice degree programs in MI is roughly $14,400.

Dance and Ballet
Our listing contains 16 dance and ballet schools and colleges in Detroit, Alpena, Kalamazoo, Harrison, Berrien Springs, Petoskey, Alma, and 12 other cities. Around 200 dance and ballet degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for dance and ballet programs in MI: $22,500.

Economics
Detailed information about 26 economics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Ypsilanti, Bay City, Houghton, Mount Pleasant, and 19 other cities. Approximately 1,300 economics diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for economics degree programs in MI is about $32,200.

Education
Our listing contains 102 education schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Flint, Port Huron, Kalamazoo, and 60 other cities. About 10,500 education diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for education programs in MI is around $21,100.

Electrical and Electronics
Read about 47 electrical and electronics schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Dearborn, Flint, Muskegon, Bay City, and 37 more cities. About 1,100 electrical and electronics degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for electrical and electronics programs in MI is about $11,200.

Engineering
Learn more about 68 engineering schools and colleges in Flint, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Dearborn, Muskegon, and 46 more cities. Around 7,800 engineering diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for engineering programs in MI is around $28,300.

English and Literature
Our directory contains 46 english and literature schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Bay City, Rochester Hills, Adrian, and 30 other cities. Around 2,700 english and literature diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for english and literature programs in MI - $25,300.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Read about 24 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Mount Pleasant, Kalamazoo, Allendale, Sault Ste Marie, Ann Arbor, and 17 other cities. Around 500 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for ethnic and cultural studies programs in MI is around $32,800.

Fashion
Our directory contains 11 fashion schools and colleges in Adrian, Mount Pleasant, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Ypsilanti, Midland, Grand Rapids, and 8 more cities. About 300 fashion degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for fashion degree programs in MI is approximately $20,600.

Film and Acting
Learn about 20 film and acting schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Rochester Hills, Bay City, Lansing, Flint, and 14 other cities. Approximately 500 film and acting degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for film and acting degree programs in MI is about $21,600.

Foreign Languages
Our directory contains 39 foreign languages schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Adrian, Allendale, and 26 more cities. About 1,400 foreign languages diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for foreign languages degree programs in MI: $26,800.

General Studies
Read about 70 general studies schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Livonia, Rochester Hills, and 45 other cities. About 14,900 general studies diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for general studies degree programs in MI is about $8,100.

Geography
Learn about 12 geography schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Benton Harbor, Sault Ste Marie, Kalamazoo, East Lansing, Allendale, Mount Pleasant, and 8 other cities. About 300 geography diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for geography programs in MI is about $22,800.

Geology
Our listing contains 16 geology schools and colleges in Benton Harbor, Marquette, Albion, Holland, Detroit, Sault Ste Marie, Ann Arbor, and 13 more cities. Around 300 geology degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for geology programs in MI is roughly $28,600.

Gerontology
Read about 5 gerontology schools and colleges in Detroit, Mount Pleasant, Livonia, and Ypsilanti. About 100 gerontology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for gerontology degree programs in MI is about $19,100.

History
Learn more about 42 history schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Adrian, Lansing, Bay City, and 29 more cities. Around 1,200 history diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for history programs in MI is around $26,900.

Industrial Technologies
Our listing contains 54 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Detroit, Flint, Livonia, Port Huron, Jackson, Southfield, Battle Creek, and 39 more cities. About 3,400 industrial technologies diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for industrial technologies degree programs in MI is approximately $12,400.

Laboratory Assistance
We list 45 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Flint, Dearborn, Allen Park, Grand Rapids, Bay City, Detroit, Livonia, and 34 other cities. Around 1,000 laboratory assistance diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for laboratory assistance programs in MI is about $12,500.

Law
Learn more about 16 law schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Sault Ste Marie, Mount Pleasant, Lansing, and 10 other cities. Around 2,500 law degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for law programs in MI - $34,000.

Library and Museum
Get details on 5 library and museum schools and colleges in Kalamazoo, Bloomfield Hills, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Detroit. Around 300 library and museum diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for library and museum degree programs in MI - $22,200.

Management
Our listing contains 94 management schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Troy, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Southfield, Dearborn, and 57 more cities. About 16,300 management degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for management programs in MI: $19,200.

Marketing and Advertising
We reviewed 67 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Livonia, Port Huron, and 41 more cities. Approximately 3,300 marketing and advertising diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for marketing and advertising programs in MI is around $19,500.

Mathematics
Learn about 42 mathematics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Holland, and 30 more cities. Approximately 1,600 mathematics degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for mathematics programs in MI: $26,900.

Medical
Read about 84 medical schools and colleges in Flint, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Dearborn, Adrian, and 52 more cities. About 9,200 medical diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for medical programs in MI is about $17,700.

Medical Assistant
Our directory contains 96 medical assistant schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Dearborn, Port Huron, and 60 more cities. Around 11,500 medical assistant diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for medical assistant degree programs in MI is roughly $11,500.

Music
Our directory contains 37 music schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Marquette, Ypsilanti, and 26 more cities. Around 1,100 music diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for music degree programs in MI is about $27,400.

Natural Resources and Environment
Learn more about 40 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Livonia, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Albion, Big Rapids, and 30 more cities. Approximately 1,100 natural resources and environment diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment degree programs in MI - $29,300.

Nursing
Our listing contains 75 nursing schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Rochester Hills, Battle Creek, Livonia, Jackson, and 53 other cities. Around 9,700 nursing diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for nursing degree programs in MI: $13,500.

Occupational Safety and Health
Get details on 4 occupational safety and health schools and colleges in Livonia, Detroit, Rochester Hills, and Allendale. Approximately 100 occupational safety and health degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for occupational safety and health programs in MI - $20,700.

Occupational Therapy
Learn more about 45 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Flint, Adrian, Rochester Hills, Allen Park, Livonia, and 28 other cities. About 2,200 occupational therapy diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for occupational therapy programs in MI is approximately $23,500.

Pharmacy
Get details on 44 pharmacy schools and colleges in Detroit, Port Huron, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Auburn Hills, Dowagiac, and 33 more cities. Approximately 1,100 pharmacy degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for pharmacy degree programs in MI - $16,500.

Philosophy
Our listing contains 30 philosophy schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Ypsilanti, Benton Harbor, Muskegon, and 19 other cities. About 300 philosophy diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for philosophy degree programs in MI: $27,300.

Physical Therapy
We list 19 physical therapy schools and colleges in Flint, Dearborn, Rochester Hills, Battle Creek, Ironwood, Allen Park, Berrien Springs, and 14 other cities. Approximately 600 physical therapy diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for physical therapy programs in MI is around $14,200.

Physics
Read about 32 physics schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Flint, Dearborn, Jackson, Southfield, and 24 other cities. Approximately 700 physics diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for physics programs in MI - $30,200.

Political Science
Get details on 35 political science schools and colleges in Detroit, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Bay City, Alpena, Livonia, Albion, and 25 more cities. Approximately 1,900 political science diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for political science programs in MI is about $29,700.

Psychology
Learn more about 59 psychology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Ann Arbor, Adrian, and 41 other cities. Approximately 5,200 psychology diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for psychology programs in MI - $24,500.

Radiology Technology
Learn about 26 radiology technology schools and colleges in Flint, Jackson, Port Huron, Benton Harbor, Grand Rapids, Marquette, Ann Arbor, and 20 other cities. About 500 radiology technology diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for radiology technology degree programs in MI is roughly $10,800.

Social Work
Detailed information about 51 social work schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Adrian, Battle Creek, Alpena, and 37 more cities. Approximately 4,400 social work degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for social work programs in MI: $23,000.

Sociology and Anthropology
Detailed information about 40 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Alma, and 28 more cities. Approximately 1,800 sociology and anthropology diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology programs in MI is about $26,700.

Theater and Drama
We list 39 theater and drama schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Troy, Alpena, and 27 other cities. About 400 theater and drama degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for theater and drama degree programs in MI is approximately $24,200.

Urban Development
We list 10 urban development schools and colleges in Lansing, East Lansing, Ann Arbor, Spring Arbor, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Southfield, and 7 other cities. About 300 urban development diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for urban development programs in MI is around $32,900.

Work and Family Studies
Get details on 47 work and family studies schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Port Huron, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Livonia, Jackson, and 34 more cities. Approximately 2,300 work and family studies diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for work and family studies degree programs in MI is around $15,700.

Search Colleges



Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges