• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Assoc
  • Institution: 2 Year
  • Enrollment: <3000

2021 Recognition Categories

  • Faculty Experience
  • Shared Governance

What makes your college a great place to work?

Employee Comment

This institution encourages employees to utilize professional growth opportunities. There have also been opportunities for employees of all levels to participate in planning the direction/mission of the institution.

President's Statement

Western Dakota Tech is a Great College because of our great people: employees, students, alumni, board members, community, and industry partners. We focus tirelessly on our students, from enrollment, to retention, to starting their careers after graduation, and work as a team to make improvements along the way. We communicate openly and honestly, face challenges head-on, and celebrate excellence. Our "South Dakota humble" and mutual respect create an environment where all can grow.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 5
  • Fulltime Eps: 17
  • Fulltime Faculty: 53
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 28
  • Adjunct Count: 43

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $60,210
  • Administration: $96,396
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $63,008
  • Non-exempt Staff: $40,945

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 6%
  • Adjunct/Part-time Faculty: 4%
  • 4 Years Recognized
  • 2 Years of Honor Roll

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