• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Research
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: > 10,000

2019 Recognition Categories

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Facilities, Workspace & Security
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Respect and Appreciation
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship
  • Work/Life Balance

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

The University of West Florida is home to a spirited community of learners launching the next generation of big thinkers who will change the world. The opportunities for employees to be fully engaged are the secret to our success. Myriad opportunities for professional and personal growth enable individuals to make their mark as contributing, valued members of the team. A beautiful 1600-acre campus creates a setting for quiet reflection within one a stunning coastal landscape.

Employee Comment

[The] Collaborative environment both within the department and across departments makes it worth working at this institution.

Vital Statistics


  • Combined Administration and Exempt Staff: 714
  • Fulltime Faculty: 377
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 281
  • Adjunct Count: 268

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $76,327
  • Administration: $114,994
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $53,209
  • Non-exempt Staff: $32,628

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 9
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 10
  • 7 Years Recognized
  • 1 Years of Honor Roll

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