Augustana University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$79,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Augustana 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
136
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 Augustana University vary approximately from $4,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $79,000 a year, that is 4% lower than South Dakota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,202 a month on average; that is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,964 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SD Average
Difference

Professor
$96,684
$115,293
-16%

Associate professor
$84,180
$92,800
-9%

Assistant professor
$73,212
$83,032
-12%

Instructor
$57,036
$63,295
-10%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Augustana University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
Augustana University has a good, 10:1 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 Augustana University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Augustana University includes 22 professors, 46 associate professors, 56 assistant professors, and 12 instructors - 72 men and 64 women:
Augustana University 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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