University of Puget Sound: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$117,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for University of Puget Sound 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
249
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.

Monthly faculty salaries at University of Puget Sound vary approximately from $7,000 to $13,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $117,000 a year - it is 16% higher than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $9,284 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $10,212 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Professor
$144,852
$149,311
-3%

Associate professor
$109,308
$110,300
-1%

Assistant professor
$90,792
$96,874
-6%

Instructor
$95,064
$72,045
+32%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

University of Puget Sound Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
University of Puget Sound has a good, 11:1 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 University of Puget Sound versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at University of Puget Sound consists of 98 professors, 61 associate professors, 68 assistant professors, and 22 instructors - 126 men and 123 women:
University of Puget Sound 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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