Yakima Valley Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Full-time
Faculty
102
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Yakima Valley 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
$74,000
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 Yakima Valley Community College vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $74,000 a year, which is 19% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,213 a month on average; it is almost equal to average men faculty salaries - $6,119 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Instructor
$74,112
$69,007
+7%

Unranked Teacher
$73,572
$74,045
-1%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Yakima Valley Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
24 : 1
Yakima Valley Community College has a reasonable, 24:1 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 Yakima Valley Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Yakima Valley Community College consists of 89 instructors and 13 unranked teachers - 46 men and 56 women:
Yakima Valley 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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