Southwestern College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$113,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Southwestern 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
164
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 Southwestern College vary approximately from $7,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $113,000 a year - which is 7% lower than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this college are paid $9,359 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $9,533 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$113,724
$175,834
-35%

Assistant professor
$93,324
$106,075
-12%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Southwestern College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
29 : 1
High
Southwestern College has a bit disappointing, 29:1 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 Southwestern College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Southwestern College consists of 160 professors and 4 assistant professors - 72 men and 92 women:
Southwestern 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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