Western Governors University: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
848
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Western Governors 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
$52,000
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Western Governors University vary approximately from $4,000 to $5,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $52,000 a year - it is 40% lower than Utah average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $4,252 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $4,564 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
UT Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$52,008
$50,449
+3%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Western Governors University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
41 : 1
Western Governors University has a really disappointing, 41:1 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 Governors University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Western Governors University consists of 848 unranked teachers - 224 men and 624 women:
Western Governors University 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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