The average pay for an Academic Dean is $90,547 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Planning and Team Leadership.
Academic Dean Total Pay (?
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$49,681 - $183,872
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MEDIAN: $90,547
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$49,681 - $183,872  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,658  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,306  
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$50,613 - $184,624  
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Job Description for Academic Dean
Academic deans are responsible for all aspects of managing and developing faculty and academic staff at an educational institution. Their primary responsibility is to set and meet academic goals, which includes developing an understanding of academic needs, working with faculty and other campus management to create a plan of action, and executing and evaluating results. Academic deans are involved in hiring new faculty and academic staff members. They also provide budgetary oversight for their academic department, reviewing the budget and giving feedback on updates and changing needs. Additionally, academic deans help establish academic standards for the department and review faculty and staff to ensure those standards are met. They may assist in recruitment, retention, and marketing efforts to increase and maintain student enrollment.
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Academic Dean Tasks
  • Meet the needs of a diverse campus population, foster student development and promote involvement in campus life.
  • Deliver effective and quality services to students including student housing, counseling, student conduct, student activities and programs, disability services, international student advising.
Pay by Experience Level for Academic Dean
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Boston
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New York
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National Average
$92,000
Denver
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Experience Affects Academic Dean Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$92,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Academic Dean Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Team Leadership
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Leadership
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People Management
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National Average
$92,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
35%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%
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