Whitman College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$106,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Whitman 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
179
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 Whitman College vary approximately from $3,000 to $14,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $106,000 a year, that is 5% higher than Washington average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $8,465 a month on average; which is slightly lower than average men faculty salaries - $9,157 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
WA Average
Difference

Professor
$160,080
$149,311
+7%

Associate professor
$119,376
$110,300
+8%

Assistant professor
$86,928
$96,874
-10%

Instructor
$37,116
$72,045
-48%

Lecturer
$93,588
$81,954
+14%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Whitman College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
Whitman College has a good, 9:1 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 Whitman College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Whitman College includes 32 professors, 46 associate professors, 71 assistant professors, 11 instructors, and 19 lecturers - 95 men and 84 women:
Whitman 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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