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Employee Compensation

Talking with president Jill TiefenthalerThe total compensation program Colorado College offers is based on a balance of our mission, employee performance and contributions to our goals, and economic realities.

More information on the college's staff compensation program is available below:

Staff Compensation Philosophy

Staff Compensation Procedures

 

Staff Salary Structure

Staff Salary Structure 2021-2022 (click to expand)

Effective July 1, 2021

Pay Band Minimum
(annual*)
Minimum
(hourly)
  Midpoint
(annual*)
Midpoint
(hourly)
  Maximum
(annual*)
Maximum
(hourly)
1 25,616 12.32 32,020 15.39 38,424 18.47
2 28,881 13.88 36,823 17.70 44,765 21.52
3 32,574 15.66 42,346 20.36 52,119 25.06
4 37,460 18.01 48,698 23.41 59,937 28.82
5 42,267 20.32 56,003 26.92 69,740 33.53
6 48,607 23.37 64,404 30.96 80,201 38.56
7 57,248 27.52 77,284 37.16 97,321 46.79
8 68,697 33.03 92,711 44.59 116,785 56.15
9 80,938 38.91 111,290 53.50 141,641 68.10
10 101,172 48.64 139,112 66.88 177,052 85.12

*assume a full-time, 12 month schedule

New hire range is typically in the first quartile, depending on experience and education

Faculty Salary Structure

Faculty Salary Structure 2021-2022 (click to expand)

Effective July 1, 2021

Approved by Acting Provost/ Dean Claire Garcia

Tenure Track/ Tenured

Assistant Professors
Majority of Assistant Professors  $82,000 to $84,000 
Business $82,000 to $86,000
Computer Science $82,000 to $86,000
Associate Professors
Majority of Associate Professors  $84,500 to $86,000
Business $84,500 to $88,000
Computer Science $84,500 to $88,000
Full Professors
Majority of Full Professors $109,000 to $160,000 
Business $109,000 to $170,000
Computer Science $109,000 to $170,000

 

Year Long Visitors

Instructor
(non-terminal Master's,
ABD or without Ph.D.

$55,000 to $59,000

Ph.D. or terminal degree

$60,000 to $62,000

 

Block Visitors
(amount per block of teaching)

Master's or Less
(no pursuit of Ph.D. or
comparable terminal degree) 
$4,800
Pursuing Ph.D. or
terminal degree 
$5,000 
Pursuing Ph.D. (ABD, within a 
year of completion)
$5,200
Assistant Professor
(has received Ph.D., within
1 to 3 years of earning it)
$5,400
Assistant Professor
(4 to 6 years)
$5,700
Assistant Professor
(7+ years)
$6,000
Associate Professor
(1 to 3 years)
$6,200
Associate Professor
(4 to 6 years)
$6,500
Associate Professor
(7+ years)
$6,800
Full Professor
(1 to 4 years)
$7,000
Full Professor
(5 to 10 years)
$7,200
Full Professor
(10+ years)
$7,400

*for all ranks of Block Visitors, a practitioner's equivalent amount of experience will be considered where rank is not applicable.  Examples include, but are not limited to - Filmmakers, Dancers, etc.

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