West Liberty University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$77,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for West Liberty University 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
129
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 West Liberty University vary approximately from $4,000 to $8,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $77,000 a year - which is 6% lower than West Virginia average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,348 a month on average; which is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $6,428 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WV Average
Difference

Professor
$87,336
$111,977
-22%

Associate professor
$85,056
$84,633
+1%

Assistant professor
$73,128
$74,212
-1%

Instructor
$56,568
$51,356
+10%

Lecturer
$53,784
$61,643
-13%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

West Liberty University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
West Liberty University 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 West Liberty University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at West Liberty University includes 27 professors, 34 associate professors, 48 assistant professors, 19 instructors, and 1 lecturer - 70 men and 59 women:
West Liberty University 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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