South Dakota School of Mines and Technology: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$112,000
Good
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 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
149
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology vary approximately from $5,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $112,000 a year - that is 35% higher than South Dakota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $8,256 a month on average; it is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,712 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SD Average
Difference

Professor
$140,064
$115,293
+21%

Associate professor
$111,072
$92,800
+20%

Assistant professor
$97,620
$83,032
+18%

Instructor
$67,344
$63,295
+6%

Lecturer
$83,664
$71,076
+18%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has a pretty decent, 15:1 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 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology includes 48 professors, 37 associate professors, 48 assistant professors, 11 instructors, and 5 lecturers - 114 men and 35 women:
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is typically assigned by the college itself.

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