Academic Affairs Dean Salary

Average Academic Affairs Deans in the United States make around $88K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Men working as Academic Affairs Deans who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$61,718 - $140,566
$62K
$88K
$140K
MEDIAN: $87,942
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Salary $61,718 - $140,566
Bonus $8,000
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$61,718 - $141,909
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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Job Description for Academic Affairs Dean

Academic affairs deans are responsible for overseeing academic activities, serving as spokespersons, and resolving problems and concerns for their academic institutions. Strong interpersonal skills are important in this position to interact with students, families, and representatives from other organizations, and they're also responsible for promoting a secure and disciplined environment for students and staff.

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Academic Affairs Dean Tasks

  • Oversee all instructional policies and goals, including communicating key metrics.
  • Act as a resource for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Oversee budget for academic affairs, including staffing and infrastructure.
  • Set goals for curriculum development and revision, as well as student recruitment and retention.
  • Create mission statements and specific programs to reach educational objectives.

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Pay by Experience Level for Academic Affairs Dean

Pay by Experience for an Academic Affairs Dean has a positive trend. An entry-level Academic Affairs Dean with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Academic Affairs Dean with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Academic Affairs Dean which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 14 salaries. An Academic Affairs Dean with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as an Academic Affairs Dean?

Academic Affairs Dean in Littleton:
"Student affairs (residential life) was a great immersion."
Seek both student affairs and academic affairs preparation. I also found that I needed a strong business background to meet the needs of this leadership role.

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Key Stats for Academic Affairs Dean

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Academic Affairs Dean Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

National Average
$89,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 4%
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