Shepherd University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$80,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Shepherd University 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
141
As a rule, well-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 Shepherd University vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $80,000 a year, it is 2% lower than West Virginia average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,499 a month on average; it is about the same as average men faculty salaries - $6,785 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WV Average
Difference

Professor
$95,736
$111,977
-15%

Associate professor
$81,792
$84,633
-3%

Assistant professor
$74,328
$74,212
0%

Lecturer
$56,796
$61,643
-8%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Shepherd University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
Shepherd University 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 Shepherd University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Shepherd University consists of 29 professors, 53 associate professors, 45 assistant professors, and 14 lecturers - 75 men and 66 women:
Shepherd University 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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