Worcester State University: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$105,000
Bad
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Worcester State 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
202
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 Worcester State University vary approximately from $6,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $105,000 a year, that is 23% lower than Massachusetts average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $8,762 a month on average; that is about the same as average men faculty salaries, $8,811 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
MA Average
Difference

Professor
$127,956
$188,734
-32%

Associate professor
$104,568
$124,159
-16%

Assistant professor
$82,980
$106,522
-22%

Instructor
$86,568
$82,724
+5%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Worcester State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
Worcester State University has a decent, 17:1 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 Worcester State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Worcester State University consists of 75 professors, 52 associate professors, 66 assistant professors, and 9 instructors - 86 men and 116 women:
Worcester State 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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