Northwest Missouri State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$80,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Northwest Missouri State University 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
243
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 Northwest Missouri State University vary approximately from $5,000 to $9,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $80,000 a year - which is 15% lower than Missouri average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $6,293 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $6,937 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MO Average
Difference

Professor
$103,584
$132,539
-22%

Associate professor
$85,992
$97,362
-12%

Assistant professor
$79,152
$83,221
-5%

Instructor
$63,012
$58,347
+8%

Lecturer
$67,776
$71,034
-5%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Northwest Missouri State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
Northwest Missouri State University has a reasonably decent, 20:1 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 Northwest Missouri State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Northwest Missouri State University consists of 36 professors, 53 associate professors, 89 assistant professors, 59 instructors, and 6 lecturers - 142 men and 101 women:
Northwest Missouri State University 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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