The average pay for an Academic Dean is $89,178 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management, Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, and Administration.

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$55,758 - $163,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 326

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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

  • Deliver effective and quality services to students including student housing, counseling, student conduct, student activities and programs, disability services, international student advising.
  • Meet the needs of a diverse campus population, foster student development and promote involvement in campus life.

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Pay by Experience Level for Academic Dean

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,397

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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
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Academic Dean Salaries



National Average
$89,000



Skills That Affect Academic Dean Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 65%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 32%

Team Leadership
up arrow 29%

Administration
up arrow 17%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Curriculum Planning
0%

National Average
$89,000



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
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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