Las Positas College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$105,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Las Positas College 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
111
As a rule, properly 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 Las Positas College vary approximately from $8,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $105,000 a year, which is 14% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $8,798 a month on average; it is almost equal to average men faculty salaries, $8,720 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Instructor
$105,120
$97,381
+8%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Las Positas College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
27 : 1
High
Las Positas College has a bit disappointing, 27:1 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 Las Positas College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Las Positas College includes 111 instructors - 54 men and 57 women:
Las Positas College 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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