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Salary and Benefits

Faculty Member
$56K-$68K / yr. (est.)
$56K
$62,380 / year
$69K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Faculty Member

What does a Faculty Member do?

We, faculty members, conduct university and college courses for the graduate and undergraduate students. We teach various courses and subjects to the students according to the prescribed syllabus and curriculum. We compile and gather the specialized materials for external reading activities in classrooms. We define the topics that can initiate class participation and can stimulate the class discussions. Our duties include preparing the lectures and learning materials, delivering lectures to the students, administering the examinations, and grading them for allocating grades. In addition, we assist graduate students and fellow instructors in research and investigation.

Core tasks:

  • publishing the research findings in published and reputed journals
  • working as student advisors
  • directing the papers, theses, and dissertation of students

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Faculty Member?
On average, people work 7+ years in other positions prior to becoming a Faculty Member.
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Faculty MemberHouston, TX - 6 months ago
🤨 This statistic doesn't tell us anything about the quality of those years of experience!
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Faculty MemberSan Francisco, CA - 6 months ago
I find it hard to believe that people spend that much time elsewhere before doing what they love.
How Long Do Faculty Member Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Faculty Members works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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ProfessorHouston, TX - 6 months ago
There's a simple explanation for the job-switching frenzy among faculty members - Tenured Professors protect their prestige and perks too well, leaving less appealing options for others! 😠
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Graduate Teaching AssistantSeattle, WA - 6 months ago
Being a Graduate Teaching Assistant, fortunately, this doesn't apply to me yet, but job insecurity in academia makes me anxious about the future. 😔
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Faculty Member Employees?
Moderate job changes in Faculty Member, showing some career movement without excessive turnover.
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LecturerHouston, TX - 6 months ago
😡 Job changes lead to instability and disrupt the continuity of the curriculum. It's not beneficial for anyone!
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ResearcherNew York City, NY - 6 months ago
I believe a combination of job changes and staying in one position is beneficial. It allows for interdisciplinary collaboration and growth. 🌱

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Faculty Member's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Faculty Member typically studied at.
Arizona State University-Tempe
New York University

Path after job

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Faculty Member Employees?
Gender ratio in Faculty Member position: 0.526960138242099 Male and 0.473039861757901 Female. Age ratio in Faculty Member position: 16-20: 4%, 21-30: 38%, 31-40: 33%, 41-50: 16%, 51-60: 7%, 60+: 2%. Faculty Member position is predominantly male (52.7%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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Faculty MemberHouston, TX - 6 months ago
seriously 😤 why can't we have a better gender balance and more opportunities for older faculty members?
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Faculty MemberSeattle, WA - 6 months ago
are you telling me that in this day and age, we still have a majority male faculty? 😡

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Faculty Member?
Top employers of Faculty Member position: Capella University, Metropolitan State University, School of Visual Arts. People who work in Faculty Member position most typically go on to work for the Capella University.
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Faculty MemberPhiladelphia, PA - 6 months ago
Employers matter! They can provide the resources, technology, and opportunities for us to deliver a better educational experience for our students!
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Faculty MemberPhoenix, AZ - 6 months ago
Focusing on Capella University as the top employer might overlook other great institutions where faculty members are equally committed to their students!
Capella University
Metropolitan State University
School of Visual Arts
What Industries Does Faculty Member Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Faculty Member: Education, Professional / Scientific / Technical, Health Care, Arts / Entertainment / Recreation, Religious / Grantmaking / Civic. Faculty Member employees most likely come from a Education industry background.
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Faculty MemberHouston, TX - 6 months ago
As a faculty member, let me tell you, dealing with entitled students can drive you crazy! It's like they expect an A for showing up! 🤯
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Faculty MemberPhiladelphia, PA - 6 months ago
The salary of a faculty member is ridiculously low compared to the amount of work we put in! I'm tired of budget cuts and making ends meet! 💸

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Discussion about Faculty Member

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How is the gender diversity among people working as a Faculty Member?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
This is a well balanced profession, about half of the people are women.
What is the most common age of a Faculty Member?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
The typical age is 34 for a Faculty Member.
How much experience do you need to work as a Faculty Member?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You need 7 years of experience to work as a Faculty Member.
Which industries have a lot of people working in Faculty Member roles?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Education employs the most.
Do I need a degree to work as a Faculty Member?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
As a Faculty Member you’ll probably need Bachelor of Arts degree
As a Faculty Member, which company should I definitely check out for jobs?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
If you are a Faculty Member you should definitely apply for Capella University, Metropolitan State University, School of Visual Arts, University of Phoenix and Walden University
How long do people usually work as a Faculty Member when they switch to another position?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
A Faculty Member typically changes positions after more than 5 years.
How common is it for a Faculty Member to jump from company to company?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
A typical Faculty Member might work for one or two companies.
What do people usually work as before switching to Faculty Member?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You have a good chance of becoming a Faculty Member if you are working as Adjunct Faculty, Lecturer or Tumbling Instructor
What typical professions people working as a Faculty Member switch to?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Working as Faculty Member consider Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor or Lecturer as a next step in your career.
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