University of South Dakota: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$89,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for University of South Dakota 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
313
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 University of South Dakota vary approximately from $4,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $89,000 a year - which is 7% higher than South Dakota average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,496 a month on average; that is lower than average men faculty salaries, $8,047 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
SD Average
Difference

Professor
$122,088
$115,293
+6%

Associate professor
$93,228
$92,800
0%

Assistant professor
$83,868
$83,032
+1%

Instructor
$57,768
$63,295
-9%

Lecturer
$63,192
$71,076
-11%

Unranked Teacher
$73,920
$63,748
+16%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

University of South Dakota Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
University of South Dakota has a decent, 17:1 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 University of South Dakota versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at University of South Dakota consists of 64 professors, 82 associate professors, 77 assistant professors, 39 instructors, 14 lecturers, and 37 unranked teachers - 185 men and 128 women:
University of South Dakota 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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