Seattle University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$106,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Seattle 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
508
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Seattle University vary approximately from $5,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $106,000 a year, that is 5% higher than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $8,547 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $9,108 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Professor
$154,752
$149,311
+4%

Associate professor
$115,428
$110,300
+5%

Assistant professor
$98,208
$96,874
+1%

Instructor
$72,840
$72,045
+1%

Lecturer
$69,816
$81,954
-15%

Unranked Teacher
$61,224
$78,569
-22%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Seattle University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
Seattle University has a good, 11:1 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 Seattle University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Seattle University consists of 90 professors, 177 associate professors, 89 assistant professors, 108 instructors, 25 lecturers, and 19 unranked teachers - 248 men and 260 women:
Seattle 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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