Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 83.80
Liaison Mark Maxwell
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of California, Merced
IN-21: Adjunct Faculty Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Annette Garcia
Assistant Dean for Faculty Support
School of Natural Sciences
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The average compensation paid per course to the institution’s adjunct faculty members:
9,686 US/Canadian $

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For the School of Natural Sciences a full load for one lecturer is typically three 4-unit courses (main lectures) per semester or six courses per year.

The average annual pay-rate for the 32 current active unit 18 lecturers is $58,118 (low of $54,738 to high of $65,647). The average compensation per primary course is $9,686. This amount does not include benefits, which, using the composite benefit rate, would add another 47.3% on top of that.

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