• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: >10,000

2022 Recognition Categories

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
  • Faculty Experience
  • Faculty & Staff Well-being
  • Job Satisfaction & Support
  • Mission & Pride
  • Professional Development
  • Shared Governance
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness

What makes your college a great place to work?

Employee Comment

The people I interact with regularly (both in my department and out) are fantastic campus partners and help me feel part of the team. Additionally, I strongly believe in the mission of higher education to elevate society as a whole; in my small part, I am proud to be a part of that mission.

President's Statement

The University of West Florida is home to a spirited community of learners launching the next generation of big thinkers who are making our world a better place. Our students, faculty and staff are among the best at adapting to challenges. UWF provides a positive environment for employees to excel in their careers by fostering creativity and resilience.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 156
  • Fulltime Eps: 469
  • Fulltime Faculty: 312
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 226
  • Adjunct Count: 263

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $81,312
  • Administration: $109,473
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $54,590
  • Non-exempt Staff: $33,878

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 5%
  • Full-time Staff: 10%
  • 10 Years Recognized
  • 4 Years of Honor Roll

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