Berklee College of Music: Faculty & Salaries

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Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Berklee College of Music 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

As a rule, well-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 Berklee College of Music vary approximately from $7,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $118,000 a year - it is 14% lower than Massachusetts average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $9,174 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $10,044 a month.

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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Berklee College of Music Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Berklee College of Music has a good, 11:1 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 Berklee College of Music versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Berklee College of Music consists of 141 professors, 81 associate professors, 28 assistant professors, and 4 unranked teachers - 190 men and 64 women:
Berklee College of Music 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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