• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Assoc
  • Institution: 2 Year
  • Enrollment: < 3,000

2019 Recognition Categories

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Respect and Appreciation
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship
  • Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

Western Dakota Tech is a great place to work because we all enjoy seeing our students progress in their education each day. We commit our energy and resources towards supporting students in developing the technical skills needed for successful careers and rewarding lives. We take time to celebrate accomplishments and strive to consistently improve communication campus-wide. A supportive work environment combined with accountability are a winning combination for excellence and satisfaction at WDT.

Employee Comment

My supervisor and colleagues in my department have an excellent relationship. I believe my views and expertise are respected and treated with seriousness.

Vital Statistics


  • Combined Administration and Exempt Staff: 19
  • Fulltime Faculty: 47
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 27
  • Adjunct Count: 44

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $59,034
  • Administration: $92,250
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $60,886
  • Non-exempt Staff: $34,527

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 6
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 12
  • 2 Years Recognized
  • 2 Years of Honor Roll

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