Volunteer State Community College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$66,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Volunteer State Community 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
171
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.

Faculty monthly salaries at Volunteer State Community College vary approximately from $4,000 to $7,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $66,000 a year - which is 29% lower than Tennessee average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $5,373 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries, $5,673 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
TN Average
Difference

Professor
$82,032
$132,723
-38%

Associate professor
$73,572
$91,600
-20%

Assistant professor
$61,944
$80,160
-23%

Instructor
$53,964
$56,762
-5%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Volunteer State Community College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
Volunteer State Community College has a reasonable, 22:1 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 Volunteer State Community College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Volunteer State Community College consists of 18 professors, 70 associate professors, 29 assistant professors, and 54 instructors - 80 men and 91 women:
Volunteer State Community College 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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