Academic Deans with People Management skills pull down an average of $86K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Academic Deans with People Management skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$57,668 - $153,193
MEDIAN: $85,698

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$58,379 - $153,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134

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Pay by Experience Level for Academic Dean

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

For Academic Deans with People Management skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $76K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $77K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $89K in this role. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $108K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


55 %
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 4%