Central Michigan University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$102,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Central Michigan 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
854
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 Central Michigan University vary approximately from $5,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $102,000 a year, which is 8% lower than Michigan average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $7,674 a month on average; which is lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,060 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MI Average
Difference

Professor
$137,124
$151,967
-10%

Associate professor
$106,176
$111,506
-5%

Assistant professor
$96,684
$93,744
+3%

Instructor
$65,412
$81,201
-19%

Lecturer
$61,944
$73,029
-15%

Unranked Teacher
$70,452
$77,496
-9%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

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

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Central Michigan University consists of 281 professors, 167 associate professors, 151 assistant professors, 5 instructors, 246 lecturers, and 4 unranked teachers - 485 men and 369 women:
Central Michigan 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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