Wayne State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$120,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Wayne State University 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
1,024
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 Wayne State University vary approximately from $6,000 to $14,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $120,000 a year, that is 8% higher than Michigan average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $8,768 a month on average; that is much lower than average men faculty salaries, $10,999 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MI Average
Difference

Professor
$164,400
$151,967
+8%

Associate professor
$123,156
$111,506
+10%

Assistant professor
$103,068
$93,744
+10%

Instructor
$89,652
$81,201
+10%

Lecturer
$75,432
$73,029
+3%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Wayne State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
Wayne State University has a decent, 16:1 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 Wayne State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Wayne State University includes 265 professors, 292 associate professors, 262 assistant professors, 33 instructors, and 172 lecturers - 554 men and 470 women:
Wayne State University 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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