Missouri State University West Plains: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$65,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Missouri State University West Plains 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
38
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 Missouri State University West Plains vary approximately from $4,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $65,000 a year, that is 31% lower than Missouri average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $5,478 a month on average; which is almost equal to average men faculty salaries - $5,316 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MO Average
Difference

Professor
$83,172
$132,539
-37%

Associate professor
$69,888
$97,362
-28%

Assistant professor
$60,264
$83,221
-28%

Instructor
$66,372
$58,347
+14%

Lecturer
$49,596
$71,034
-30%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Missouri State University West Plains Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
Missouri State University West Plains has a reasonably decent, 20:1 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 Missouri State University West Plains versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Missouri State University West Plains consists of 4 professors, 6 associate professors, 15 assistant professors, 10 instructors, and 3 lecturers - 15 men and 23 women:
Missouri State University West Plains 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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