College of DuPage: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$131,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for College of DuPage 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
284
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 College of DuPage vary approximately from $6,000 to $14,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $131,000 a year, that is 15% higher than Illinois average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $10,809 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $11,048 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
IL Average
Difference

Professor
$162,120
$158,981
+2%

Associate professor
$125,688
$109,584
+15%

Assistant professor
$97,884
$98,169
-0%

Instructor
$80,208
$78,861
+2%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

College of DuPage Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
24 : 1
Medium
College of DuPage 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 College of DuPage versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at College of DuPage includes 138 professors, 43 associate professors, 69 assistant professors, and 34 instructors - 147 men and 137 women:
College of DuPage 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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