Southwest Mississippi Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$76,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Southwest Mississippi 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
72
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 Southwest Mississippi Community College vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $76,000 a year, which is 5% lower than Mississippi average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,437 a month on average; which is almost equal to average men faculty salaries - $6,161 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MS Average
Difference

Instructor
$76,188
$58,523
+30%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Southwest Mississippi Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
Southwest Mississippi Community College has a reasonable, 22:1 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 Southwest Mississippi Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Southwest Mississippi Community College includes 72 instructors - 23 men and 49 women:
Southwest Mississippi Community College 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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