Academic Dean Salary

The average pay for an Academic Dean is $89,657 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management, Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, and Administration.

$57,473 - $163,535
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MEDIAN: $89,657
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$57,473 - $163,535  
   
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$54,588 - $163,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 303

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Academic Dean

Pay by Experience for an Academic Dean has a positive trend. An entry-level Academic Dean with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Academic Dean with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Academic Dean which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 125 salaries. An Academic Dean with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 80 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,879

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Key Stats for Academic Dean

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Academic Dean Salaries

▲19%

▲3%

National Average
$90,000

▼7%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Academic Dean Salaries

Budget Management
▲65%

Strategic Planning
▲31%

Team Leadership
▲28%

Administration
▲17%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$90,000

▼2%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 9%