Bluefield State College: 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 Bluefield State 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
77
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Bluefield State College vary approximately from $3,000 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 the college are paid $5,519 a month on average; that is lower than average men faculty salaries, $6,511 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WV Average
Difference

Professor
$88,188
$111,977
-21%

Associate professor
$74,784
$84,633
-12%

Assistant professor
$69,564
$74,212
-6%

Instructor
$47,796
$51,356
-7%

Lecturer
$52,884
$61,643
-14%

Unranked Teacher
$61,020
$65,528
-7%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Bluefield State College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
Bluefield State College has a pretty decent, 14:1 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 Bluefield State College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Bluefield State College includes 19 professors, 21 associate professors, 25 assistant professors, 9 instructors, 1 lecturer, and 2 unranked teachers - 41 men and 36 women:
Bluefield State 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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