Columbia College South Carolina: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$78,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Columbia College South Carolina 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
71
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 Columbia College South Carolina vary approximately from $5,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $78,000 a year - that is 11% lower than South Carolina average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,394 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $6,759 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SC Average
Difference

Professor
$82,524
$127,691
-35%

Associate professor
$77,952
$96,602
-19%

Assistant professor
$68,616
$82,908
-17%

Lecturer
$78,504
$63,426
+24%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Columbia College South Carolina Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
Columbia College South Carolina has a pretty good, 13:1 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 Columbia College South Carolina versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Columbia College South Carolina includes 24 professors, 17 associate professors, 13 assistant professors, and 17 lecturers - 20 men and 51 women:
Columbia College South Carolina 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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