Mountain Empire Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$73,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Mountain Empire 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
40
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 Mountain Empire Community College vary approximately from $5,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $73,000 a year, that is 28% lower than Virginia average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $5,999 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $6,099 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
VA Average
Difference

Professor
$86,676
$147,012
-41%

Associate professor
$78,324
$104,583
-25%

Assistant professor
$70,548
$82,451
-14%

Instructor
$61,260
$61,469
-0%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Mountain Empire Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
26 : 1
High
Mountain Empire Community College has a bit disappointing, 26:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios usually 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 Mountain Empire Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Mountain Empire Community College includes 9 professors, 8 associate professors, 10 assistant professors, and 13 instructors - 24 men and 16 women:
Mountain Empire Community 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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