La Sierra University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$88,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for La Sierra 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
102
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at La Sierra University vary approximately from $6,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $88,000 a year, that is 28% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $7,261 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $7,393 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$98,952
$175,834
-44%

Associate professor
$86,988
$122,308
-29%

Assistant professor
$79,764
$106,075
-25%

Lecturer
$78,528
$85,346
-8%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

La Sierra University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
La Sierra University has a pretty decent, 14:1 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 La Sierra University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at La Sierra University consists of 28 professors, 42 associate professors, 24 assistant professors, and 8 lecturers - 59 men and 43 women:
La Sierra 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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