Palmer College of Chiropractic: Faculty & Salaries

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

In this report for Palmer College of Chiropractic 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.

Monthly faculty salaries at Palmer College of Chiropractic vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $75,000 a year - it is 28% lower than Iowa average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $5,986 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $6,477 a month.

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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Palmer College of Chiropractic Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
Palmer College of Chiropractic has a very good, 6:1 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 Palmer College of Chiropractic versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Palmer College of Chiropractic includes 33 professors, 55 associate professors, 26 assistant professors, 15 instructors, and 1 unranked teacher - 72 men and 58 women:
Palmer College of Chiropractic Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is typically assigned by the college itself.

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