Columbia Basin College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$74,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Columbia Basin 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
132
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 Columbia Basin College vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $74,000 a year, it is 27% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,050 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $6,214 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$73,572
$78,569
-6%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Columbia Basin College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
Columbia Basin College has a reasonably decent, 20:1 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 Columbia Basin College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Columbia Basin College consists of 132 unranked teachers - 65 men and 67 women:
Columbia Basin 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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