Illinois College of Optometry: Faculty & Salaries

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Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Illinois College of Optometry 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

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 Illinois College of Optometry vary approximately from $5,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $129,000 a year - which is 13% higher than Illinois average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $10,349 a month on average; it is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries, $11,611 a month.

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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Illinois College of Optometry Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
7 : 1
Illinois College of Optometry has a very good, 7:1 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 Illinois College of Optometry versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Illinois College of Optometry includes 9 professors, 23 associate professors, 13 assistant professors, and 1 unranked teacher - 14 men and 32 women:
Illinois College of Optometry 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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