Nicholls State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$70,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Nicholls 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
252
As a rule, well-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 Nicholls State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $70,000 a year - that is 19% lower than Louisiana average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $5,446 a month on average; which is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,186 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
LA Average
Difference

Professor
$93,600
$123,657
-24%

Associate professor
$76,644
$93,149
-18%

Assistant professor
$69,300
$81,520
-15%

Instructor
$54,540
$55,166
-1%

Unranked Teacher
$54,816
$63,992
-14%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Nicholls State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
Nicholls State University has a reasonably decent, 19:1 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 Nicholls State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Nicholls State University includes 33 professors, 63 associate professors, 74 assistant professors, 73 instructors, and 9 unranked teachers - 120 men and 132 women:
Nicholls State 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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