Vassar College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$137,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Vassar College 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
276
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Vassar College vary approximately from $7,000 to $15,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $137,000 a year - it is 14% higher than New York average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $11,056 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $11,696 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
NY Average
Difference

Professor
$177,444
$167,452
+6%

Associate professor
$131,868
$116,043
+14%

Assistant professor
$110,580
$95,676
+16%

Lecturer
$101,316
$82,502
+23%

Unranked Teacher
$90,456
$107,015
-15%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Vassar College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
Vassar College has a good, 8:1 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 Vassar College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Vassar College consists of 94 professors, 94 associate professors, 29 assistant professors, 11 lecturers, and 48 unranked teachers - 146 men and 130 women:
Vassar College 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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