American Public University System: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$56,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for American Public University System 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

Full-time
Faculty
429
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at American Public University System vary approximately from $3,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $56,000 a year, it is 31% lower than West Virginia average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $4,577 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $4,763 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WV Average
Difference

Professor
$72,060
$111,977
-36%

Associate professor
$63,072
$84,633
-25%

Assistant professor
$52,644
$74,212
-29%

Instructor
$45,108
$51,356
-12%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

American Public University System Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
American Public University System has a reasonably decent, 20:1 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 American Public University System versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at American Public University System includes 49 professors, 160 associate professors, 58 assistant professors, and 162 instructors - 188 men and 241 women:
American Public University System 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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