Hampshire College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$111,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Hampshire 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
130
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Hampshire College vary approximately from $6,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $111,000 a year - that is 19% lower than Massachusetts average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $9,115 a month on average; it is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $9,442 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MA Average
Difference

Professor
$146,316
$188,734
-22%

Associate professor
$106,404
$124,159
-14%

Assistant professor
$85,068
$106,522
-20%

Lecturer
$98,868
$99,839
-1%

Unranked Teacher
$82,560
$95,205
-13%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Hampshire College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
Hampshire College has a good, 10:1 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 Hampshire College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Hampshire College includes 40 professors, 39 associate professors, 41 assistant professors, 9 lecturers, and 1 unranked teacher - 62 men and 68 women:
Hampshire 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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