Pierce College Puyallup: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$78,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Pierce College Puyallup 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
53
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Pierce College Puyallup vary approximately from $6,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $78,000 a year, it is 22% lower than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $6,514 a month on average; it is almost equal to average men faculty salaries - $6,478 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Unranked Teacher
$77,964
$78,569
-1%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Pierce College Puyallup Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
Pierce College Puyallup has a pretty decent, 14:1 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 Pierce College Puyallup versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Pierce College Puyallup consists of 53 unranked teachers - 25 men and 28 women:
Pierce College Puyallup 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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