SUNY at Albany: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$111,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for SUNY at Albany 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
632
As a rule, adequately 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 SUNY at Albany vary approximately from $5,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $111,000 a year, it is 8% lower than New York average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $8,200 a month on average; it is lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,984 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
NY Average
Difference

Professor
$152,220
$167,452
-9%

Associate professor
$113,292
$116,043
-2%

Assistant professor
$90,864
$95,676
-5%

Lecturer
$60,744
$82,502
-26%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

SUNY at Albany Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
SUNY at Albany has a reasonably decent, 18:1 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 SUNY at Albany versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at SUNY at Albany includes 160 professors, 227 associate professors, 175 assistant professors, and 70 lecturers - 374 men and 258 women:
SUNY at Albany 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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