Widener University Harrisburg: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
26
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Widener University Harrisburg 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
$162,000
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 Widener University Harrisburg vary approximately from $8,000 to $18,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $162,000 a year - which is 55% higher than Pennsylvania average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $11,718 a month on average; that is much lower than average men faculty salaries - $15,257 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
PA Average
Difference

Professor
$211,332
$151,130
+40%

Associate professor
$141,720
$106,674
+33%

Instructor
$98,520
$65,957
+49%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Widener University Harrisburg Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Widener University Harrisburg has a good, 8:1 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 Widener University Harrisburg versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Widener University Harrisburg consists of 10 professors, 12 associate professors, and 4 instructors - 13 men and 13 women:
Widener University Harrisburg 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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