Western Dakota Technical Institute: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
42
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Western Dakota Technical Institute 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
$46,000
As a rule, well-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 Western Dakota Technical Institute vary approximately from $3,000 to $4,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $46,000 a year - that is 40% lower than South Dakota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $3,829 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $3,847 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SD Average
Difference

Instructor
$46,080
$57,997
-21%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Western Dakota Technical Institute Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Western Dakota Technical Institute has a good, 11:1 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 Western Dakota Technical Institute versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Western Dakota Technical Institute includes 42 instructors - 27 men and 15 women:
Western Dakota Technical Institute 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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