University of Alaska Fairbanks: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$111,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for University of Alaska Fairbanks 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
392
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 University of Alaska Fairbanks vary approximately from $5,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $111,000 a year, that is 8% higher than Alaska average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $8,443 a month on average; which is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $9,861 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
AK Average
Difference

Professor
$142,512
$137,850
+3%

Associate professor
$113,460
$109,784
+3%

Assistant professor
$93,360
$91,328
+2%

Instructor
$83,376
$68,612
+22%

Unranked Teacher
$61,380
$82,272
-25%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

University of Alaska Fairbanks Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
University of Alaska Fairbanks has a good, 11:1 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 University of Alaska Fairbanks versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at University of Alaska Fairbanks consists of 99 professors, 123 associate professors, 135 assistant professors, 34 instructors, and 1 unranked teacher - 227 men and 165 women:
University of Alaska Fairbanks 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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