Virginia Western Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$79,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Virginia Western 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
92
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Virginia Western Community College vary approximately from $5,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $79,000 a year, it is 22% lower than Virginia average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $6,555 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $6,677 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
VA Average
Difference

Professor
$90,528
$147,012
-38%

Associate professor
$80,832
$104,583
-23%

Assistant professor
$79,116
$82,451
-4%

Instructor
$68,400
$61,469
+11%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Virginia Western Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
24 : 1
Medium
Virginia Western Community College has a reasonable, 24:1 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 Virginia Western Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Virginia Western Community College includes 17 professors, 29 associate professors, 24 assistant professors, and 22 instructors - 34 men and 58 women:
Virginia Western 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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