College of the Holy Cross: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$123,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for College of the Holy Cross 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
289
As a rule, adequately 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 the Holy Cross vary approximately from $5,000 to $15,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $123,000 a year - that is 10% lower than Massachusetts average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $10,012 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $10,505 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MA Average
Difference

Professor
$168,528
$188,734
-11%

Associate professor
$122,748
$124,159
-1%

Assistant professor
$90,876
$106,522
-15%

Instructor
$70,452
$82,724
-15%

Lecturer
$60,048
$99,839
-40%

Unranked Teacher
$70,728
$95,205
-26%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

College of the Holy Cross Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
College of the Holy Cross 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 College of the Holy Cross versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at College of the Holy Cross consists of 90 professors, 94 associate professors, 81 assistant professors, 8 instructors, 11 lecturers, and 5 unranked teachers - 156 men and 133 women:
College of the Holy Cross 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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