Portland Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$86,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Portland 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
429
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 Portland Community College vary approximately from $7,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $86,000 a year, which is 12% lower than Oregon average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $7,146 a month on average; which is almost equal to average men faculty salaries, $7,109 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
OR Average
Difference

Lecturer
$85,536
$84,954
+1%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Portland Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
Portland 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 Portland Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Portland Community College includes 429 lecturers - 203 men and 226 women:
Portland 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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