Grand Rapids Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$99,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Grand Rapids Community 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
220
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 Grand Rapids Community College vary approximately from $5,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $99,000 a year - which is 10% lower than Michigan average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $7,656 a month on average; that is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $8,774 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MI Average
Difference

Professor
$105,672
$151,967
-30%

Associate professor
$98,280
$111,506
-12%

Assistant professor
$96,372
$93,744
+3%

Instructor
$68,676
$81,201
-15%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Grand Rapids Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
Grand Rapids Community College has a reasonably decent, 19:1 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 Grand Rapids Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Grand Rapids Community College consists of 109 professors, 32 associate professors, 61 assistant professors, and 18 instructors - 108 men and 112 women:
Grand Rapids Community 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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