South Puget Sound Community College: Faculty & Salaries

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Average
Faculty Salary
$57,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for South Puget Sound Community College 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
89
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at South Puget Sound Community College vary approximately from $4,000 to $5,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $57,000 a year - that is 43% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $4,718 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $4,767 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$56,916
$78,569
-28%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

South Puget Sound Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
South Puget Sound Community College has a decent, 16:1 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 South Puget Sound Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at South Puget Sound Community College includes 89 unranked teachers - 45 men and 44 women:
South Puget Sound Community College Faculty Demographics Chart

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

Read all information about South Puget Sound Community College:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Washington Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Get details on 56 accounting and finance schools in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Walla Walla, Lakewood, Everett, and 33 more cities. Approximately 4,000 accounting and finance diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for accounting and finance degree programs in WA is roughly $19,800.

Agriculture
We list 16 agriculture schools in Seattle, Pasco, Yakima, Moses Lake, Tacoma, Centralia, Pullman, and 12 more cities. About 700 agriculture diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for agriculture degree programs in WA is approximately $12,400.

Architecture
We reviewed 9 architecture colleges in Tacoma, Olympia, Bremerton, Seattle, Lakewood, Auburn, Vancouver, Pullman, and Kirkland. Approximately 400 architecture diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for architecture programs in WA is approximately $24,800.

Automotive and Mechanic
We reviewed 28 automotive and mechanic schools in Yakima, Vancouver, Bellingham, Auburn, Longview, Seattle, Walla Walla, and 22 more cities. About 2,500 automotive and mechanic diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for automotive and mechanic degree programs in WA is around $7,300.

Biology
Our listing contains 34 biology colleges in Tacoma, Seattle, Spokane, Walla Walla, Olympia, Bothell, Lacey, and 20 more cities. Approximately 3,400 biology degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition for biology programs in WA: $29,000.

Business
Get details on 64 business schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Everett, Kirkland, Tukwila, and 34 other cities. Approximately 6,800 business diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for business degree programs in WA: $19,700.

Computer Science
Get details on 65 computer science colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Everett, Kirkland, Lakewood, and 35 other cities. About 5,400 computer science degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for computer science degree programs in WA is around $17,200.

Culinary
Read about 20 culinary colleges in Seattle, Lakewood, Vancouver, Ellensburg, Bellingham, Olympia, Tacoma, and 13 other cities. Approximately 700 culinary diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for culinary degree programs in WA is around $8,500.

Dental
We list 24 dental colleges in Seattle, Renton, Lakewood, Tacoma, Bremerton, Pasco, College Place, and 14 more cities. About 1,100 dental diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for dental programs in WA: $12,200.

Education
Learn more about 77 education schools in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Everett, Kirkland, Bothell, and 35 more cities. Around 6,300 education diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for education degree programs in WA is around $20,100.

Engineering
Learn more about 49 engineering schools in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Everett, Lakewood, Walla Walla, and 31 more cities. About 4,000 engineering degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for engineering degree programs in WA is approximately $23,300.

Firefighting
We list 13 firefighting colleges in Lakewood, Bellevue, Spokane, Mount Vernon, Walla Walla, Auburn, Pasco, and 9 more cities. Around 200 firefighting diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for firefighting programs in WA - $8,000.

General Studies
We list 59 general studies colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Kirkland, Walla Walla, Bothell, and 32 more cities. Approximately 19,100 general studies diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for general studies programs in WA is roughly $9,400.

Geography
Learn about 10 geography schools in Bellingham, Tacoma, Mount Vernon, Cheney, Auburn, Seattle, Everett, and 7 more cities. Around 300 geography diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for geography programs in WA is about $24,600.

Industrial Technologies
Our listing contains 43 industrial technologies colleges in Seattle, Vancouver, Spokane, Bellingham, Everett, Yakima, Lakewood, and 28 other cities. Around 4,400 industrial technologies diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for industrial technologies degree programs in WA: $7,200.

Laboratory Assistance
We list 22 laboratory assistance schools in Seattle, Renton, Bellevue, Mount Vernon, Walla Walla, Lakewood, Shoreline, and 16 other cities. About 900 laboratory assistance diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for laboratory assistance degree programs in WA: $9,200.

Management
We list 67 management colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Kirkland, Renton, Everett, and 33 more cities. Around 6,800 management diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for management programs in WA is around $20,500.

Medical Assistant
We list 53 medical assistant schools in Seattle, Bellingham, Tacoma, Renton, Lakewood, Everett, Bremerton, and 29 more cities. Around 7,200 medical assistant degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition for medical assistant degree programs in WA is roughly $9,100.

Nursing
Learn more about 51 nursing colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Yakima, Lakewood, Bothell, and 31 more cities. Approximately 6,400 nursing diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for nursing degree programs in WA is roughly $14,700.

Office and Clerical Services
Get details on 34 office and clerical services schools in Spokane, Bellingham, Lakewood, Tacoma, Seattle, Auburn, Everett, and 26 other cities. Approximately 1,500 office and clerical services diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for office and clerical services programs in WA is approximately $7,600.

Paralegal
Read information about 23 paralegal schools in Tacoma, Bellingham, Lynnwood, Walla Walla, Kirkland, Spokane, Des Moines, and 16 other cities. Approximately 400 paralegal diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for paralegal programs in WA: $14,500.

Physics
We list 42 physics colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham, Spokane, Walla Walla, Auburn, Des Moines, and 27 other cities. Approximately 1,200 physics diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for physics degree programs in WA is about $16,100.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Learn about 30 retailing and wholesaling colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Lakewood, Pullman, Vancouver, Des Moines, and 18 other cities. Around 400 retailing and wholesaling diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for retailing and wholesaling degree programs in WA is about $10,900.

Welding
Learn more about 23 welding colleges in Lakewood, Auburn, Moses Lake, Tacoma, Kirkland, Renton, Bremerton, and 19 other cities. About 1,700 welding diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for welding degree programs in WA is about $6,900.

Work and Family Studies
Detailed information about 13 work and family studies schools in Seattle, Cheney, Tacoma, Pullman, Kenmore, Yakima, Bellingham, and 9 more cities. Approximately 800 work and family studies diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for work and family studies programs in WA is approximately $19,700.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges