Jackson State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$83,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Jackson 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
387
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 Jackson State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $83,000 a year, it is 4% higher than Mississippi average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $6,335 a month on average; it is lower than average men faculty salaries, $7,462 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MS Average
Difference

Professor
$102,480
$123,597
-17%

Associate professor
$90,480
$96,252
-6%

Assistant professor
$78,036
$84,721
-8%

Instructor
$58,212
$58,523
-1%

Lecturer
$86,604
$51,361
+69%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Jackson State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
Jackson State University has a reasonably decent, 18:1 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 Jackson State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Jackson State University includes 86 professors, 110 associate professors, 112 assistant professors, 78 instructors, and 1 lecturer - 208 men and 179 women:
Jackson State 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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