Western Seminary: Faculty & Salaries

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Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Western Seminary 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

Faculty Salary
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 Western Seminary vary approximately from $4,000 to $5,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $52,000 a year - that is 42% lower than Oregon average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $4,226 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $4,358 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
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Associate professor

Assistant professor

Unranked Teacher

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Western Seminary Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Western Seminary has a reasonably decent, 18:1 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 Seminary versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Western Seminary consists of 10 professors, 5 associate professors, 1 assistant professor, and 1 unranked teacher - 13 men and 4 women:
Western Seminary 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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