Highline College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$79,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Highline 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
155
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Highline College vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $79,000 a year, that is 21% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $6,539 a month on average; it is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $6,709 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Instructor
$79,404
$72,045
+10%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Highline College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
Highline College has a good, 9:1 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 Highline College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Highline College consists of 155 instructors - 71 men and 84 women:
Highline College 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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