Oregon State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$109,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Oregon 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
1,334
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 Oregon State University vary approximately from $5,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $109,000 a year - it is 11% higher than Oregon average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $8,052 a month on average; that is lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,729 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
OR Average
Difference

Professor
$152,700
$135,936
+12%

Associate professor
$120,120
$105,877
+13%

Assistant professor
$106,848
$90,456
+18%

Instructor
$63,612
$69,848
-9%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Oregon State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
Oregon State University has a reasonably decent, 18:1 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 Oregon State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Oregon State University consists of 332 professors, 297 associate professors, 326 assistant professors, and 379 instructors - 816 men and 518 women:
Oregon 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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