The University of Montana: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$94,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for The University of Montana 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
572
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 The University of Montana vary approximately from $3,000 to $10,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $94,000 a year - which is 12% higher than Montana average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at this school are paid $7,535 a month on average; that is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $8,092 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MT Average
Difference

Professor
$114,036
$111,039
+3%

Associate professor
$94,476
$90,397
+5%

Assistant professor
$79,968
$79,316
+1%

Instructor
$49,236
$56,740
-13%

Lecturer
$60,900
$64,374
-5%

Unranked Teacher
$41,196
$66,207
-38%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

The University of Montana Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The University of Montana has a decent, 17:1 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 The University of Montana versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at The University of Montana includes 228 professors, 160 associate professors, 113 assistant professors, 40 instructors, 30 lecturers, and 1 unranked teacher - 341 men and 231 women:
The University of Montana 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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