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 January 1, 2022

Pay Band Minimum
(annual*)
Minimum
(hourly)
  Midpoint
(annual*)
Midpoint
(hourly)
  Maximum
(annual*)
Maximum
(hourly)
1 26,182 12.56 32,660 15.70 39,192 18.84
2 29,458 14.16 37,559 18.06 45,660 21.95
3 33,225 15.97 43,193 20.77 53,160 25.56
4 38,209 18.37 49,672 23.88 61,134 29.39
5 43,111 20.73 57,123 27.46 71,134 34.20
6 49,578 23.84 65,691 31.58 81,804 39.33
7 58,392 28.07 78,829 37.90 99,266 47.72
8 70,070 33.69 94,595 45.48 119,120 57.27
9 82,556 39.69 113,514 54.57 144,472 69.46
10 103,194 49.61 141,892 68.22 180,590 86.82
11 131,757 63.34 184,460 88.68 237,163 114.02
12 174,752 84.02 249,021 119.72 323,291 155.43

*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 $84,500
Computer Science $82,000 to $84,500
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 in rank)
$5,700
Assistant Professor
(7+ years in rank)
$6,000
Associate Professor
(1 to 3 years in rank)
$6,200
Associate Professor
(4 to 6 years in rank)
$6,500
Associate Professor
(7+ years in rank)
$6,800
Full Professor
(1 to 4 years in rank)
$7,000
Full Professor
(5 to 10 years in rank)
$7,200
Full Professor
(10+ years in rank)
$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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