Appalachian State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$94,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Appalachian State University 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
930
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 Appalachian State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $94,000 a year - that is 2% lower than North Carolina average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $7,318 a month on average; that is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $8,236 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
NC Average
Difference

Professor
$121,908
$156,967
-22%

Associate professor
$96,288
$105,442
-9%

Assistant professor
$85,800
$90,700
-5%

Instructor
$72,264
$61,374
+18%

Lecturer
$57,024
$67,836
-16%

Unranked Teacher
$63,828
$66,549
-4%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Appalachian State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
Appalachian State University has a decent, 16:1 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 Appalachian State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Appalachian State University includes 289 professors, 236 associate professors, 191 assistant professors, 10 instructors, 149 lecturers, and 55 unranked teachers - 485 men and 445 women:
Appalachian State University 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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