SUNY College of Optometry: Faculty & Salaries

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Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for SUNY College of Optometry 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

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 SUNY College of Optometry vary approximately from $0 to $14,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $118,000 a year, it is 2% lower than New York average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $8,909 a month on average; that is lower than average men faculty salaries - $10,581 a month.

Faculty Rank
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Associate professor

Assistant professor


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

SUNY College of Optometry Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
3 : 1
SUNY College of Optometry has an excellent, 3:1 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 College of Optometry versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at SUNY College of Optometry includes 15 professors, 18 associate professors, 25 assistant professors, and 1 instructor - 32 men and 27 women:
SUNY College of Optometry 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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