Meridian Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$62,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Meridian Community 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
133
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 Meridian Community College vary approximately from $5,000 to $6,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $62,000 a year - it is 23% lower than Mississippi average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $5,408 a month on average; that is slightly higher than average men faculty salaries - $4,545 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MS Average
Difference

Instructor
$61,752
$58,523
+6%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Meridian Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
Meridian Community College 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 Meridian Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Meridian Community College consists of 133 instructors - 39 men and 94 women:
Meridian Community College 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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