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

2020 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
  • Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)
  • Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only)
  • 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

I appreciate the overall sense of belonging and feeling of being valued and important. I love the benefits, people that I work with, and truly feel this is the best job that I could have. I love working at UWF. If you enjoy coming to work everyday, that makes you a better employee all around. You are motivated to work harder and be a better employee when you feel valued.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 164
  • Fulltime Eps: 576
  • Fulltime Faculty: 352
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 284
  • Adjunct Count: 268

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $78,774
  • Administration: $111,689
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $54,469
  • Non-exempt Staff: $32,795

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 6%
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 17%
  • 7 Years Recognized
  • 2 Years of Honor Roll

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