Prairie State College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$93,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Prairie State 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
76
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 Prairie State College vary approximately from $6,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $93,000 a year - which is 19% lower than Illinois average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $7,417 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $8,112 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
IL Average
Difference

Professor
$112,512
$158,981
-29%

Associate professor
$89,544
$109,584
-18%

Assistant professor
$78,936
$98,169
-20%

Unranked Teacher
$92,544
$82,029
+13%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Prairie State College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
Prairie State College has a pretty decent, 15:1 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 Prairie State College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Prairie State College consists of 20 professors, 33 associate professors, 21 assistant professors, and 2 unranked teachers - 34 men and 42 women:
Prairie State College 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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