Northwest Shoals Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$71,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Northwest Shoals 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
73
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Northwest Shoals Community College vary approximately from $5,000 to $6,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $71,000 a year - it is 23% lower than Alabama average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $5,778 a month on average; it is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,098 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
AL Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$71,076
$67,597
+5%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Northwest Shoals Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
Northwest Shoals Community College has a reasonably decent, 21:1 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 Shoals Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Northwest Shoals Community College includes 73 unranked teachers - 33 men and 40 women:
Northwest Shoals 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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