Georgia State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$103,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Georgia 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
1,115
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 Georgia State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $103,000 a year - it is 18% higher than Georgia average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $7,489 a month on average; which is much lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,537 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
GA Average
Difference

Professor
$152,892
$129,721
+18%

Associate professor
$108,036
$93,873
+15%

Assistant professor
$90,444
$78,234
+16%

Instructor
$60,648
$54,265
+12%

Lecturer
$59,412
$62,782
-5%

Unranked Teacher
$76,728
$54,491
+41%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Georgia State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
Georgia State University has a reasonably decent, 21:1 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 Georgia State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Georgia State University includes 255 professors, 327 associate professors, 277 assistant professors, 64 instructors, 186 lecturers, and 6 unranked teachers - 595 men and 520 women:
Georgia State 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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