Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$83,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley 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
45
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 Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley vary approximately from $5,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $83,000 a year - which is 25% lower than Pennsylvania average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $6,754 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $7,032 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
PA Average
Difference

Professor
$126,744
$159,044
-20%

Associate professor
$107,820
$112,514
-4%

Assistant professor
$84,480
$92,643
-9%

Instructor
$64,620
$70,467
-8%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley has a pretty decent, 14:1 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 Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley consists of 4 professors, 11 associate professors, 5 assistant professors, and 25 instructors - 16 men and 29 women:
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Lehigh Valley 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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