West Virginia State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$73,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for West Virginia 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
113
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at West Virginia State University vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $73,000 a year - that is 11% lower than West Virginia average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $5,879 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $6,184 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WV Average
Difference

Professor
$84,948
$111,977
-24%

Associate professor
$78,936
$84,633
-7%

Assistant professor
$59,376
$74,212
-20%

Instructor
$48,168
$51,356
-6%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

West Virginia State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
West Virginia State University has a decent, 17:1 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 West Virginia State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at West Virginia State University consists of 32 professors, 41 associate professors, 29 assistant professors, and 11 instructors - 66 men and 47 women:
West Virginia State University 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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