Tacoma Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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

In this report for Tacoma 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
128
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 Tacoma 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 - that is 24% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,126 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,696 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$76,344
$78,569
-3%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Tacoma Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
Tacoma Community College 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 Tacoma Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Tacoma Community College consists of 128 unranked teachers - 53 men and 75 women:
Tacoma Community College 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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