Whatcom Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
71
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Whatcom Community College 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
$71,000
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 Whatcom Community College vary approximately from $5,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $71,000 a year - that is 22% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $5,688 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,194 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Professor
$80,448
$129,123
-38%

Associate professor
$70,848
$99,207
-29%

Assistant professor
$61,596
$87,871
-30%

Instructor
$62,112
$69,007
-10%

Lecturer
$61,296
$68,794
-11%


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Whatcom Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Whatcom Community College 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 Whatcom Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Whatcom Community College consists of 24 professors, 21 associate professors, 14 assistant professors, 7 instructors, and 5 lecturers - 29 men and 42 women:
Whatcom Community College 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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