Academic Dean Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Academic Dean is $92,859 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, and Administration.
Academic Dean Salary (?
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$52,091 - $189,621
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MEDIAN: $92,859
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$0$70K$140K$210K
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$52,091 - $189,621  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,253  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $21,625  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,652 - $190,669  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 263
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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 Difference By Location

Boston
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Phoenix
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New York
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National Average
$94,000
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Denver
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Experience Affects Academic Dean Salaries

National Average
$94,000

Skills That Affect Academic Dean Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 59%
Team Leadership
up arrow 22%
Administration
up arrow 11%
Curriculum Planning
0%
National Average
$94,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%