Taft College: 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 Taft 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
42
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 Taft College vary approximately from $3,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $106,000 a year, which is 13% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $8,330 a month on average; which is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,354 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$116,652
$175,834
-34%

Associate professor
$95,496
$122,308
-22%

Unranked Teacher
$42,840
$79,116
-46%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Taft College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
Taft College has a bit disappointing, 28:1 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 Taft College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Taft College includes 26 professors, 14 associate professors, and 2 unranked teachers - 20 men and 22 women:
Taft 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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