Bennington College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$113,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Bennington 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
55
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 Bennington College vary approximately from $9,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $113,000 a year, it is 10% higher than Vermont average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $9,340 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $9,426 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
VT Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$112,620
$93,312
+21%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Bennington College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
Bennington College has a good, 10:1 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 Bennington College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Bennington College includes 55 unranked teachers - 29 men and 26 women:
Bennington College 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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