United States Merchant Marine Academy: Faculty & Salaries

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

In this report for United States Merchant Marine Academy 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, 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.

Monthly faculty salaries at United States Merchant Marine Academy vary approximately from $6,000 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 college are paid $10,451 a month on average; which is almost equal to average men faculty salaries - $9,743 a month.

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Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

United States Merchant Marine Academy Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
United States Merchant Marine Academy has a pretty good, 13:1 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 United States Merchant Marine Academy versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at United States Merchant Marine Academy includes 30 professors, 28 associate professors, 24 assistant professors, 3 instructors, and 28 unranked teachers - 96 men and 17 women:
United States Merchant Marine Academy 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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