What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Assistant Dean of Students (University) Salary

University Assistant Deans of Students in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent roughly one-half of University Assistant Deans of Students. Salaries average out to around $67K annually and spread from $43K to $98K per year. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction for University Assistant Deans of Students is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. More than half of University Assistant Deans of Students (66 percent) survey participants are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$43,410 - $97,772
MEDIAN: $67,148

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$43,410 - $97,772  
$0.00 - $4,055  
Total Pay (?
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).
$42,928 - $98,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 275

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Assistant Dean of Students (University)

Assistant deans of students function as an intermediary between the student body and the office of the dean. The assistant dean functions as an advocate for students, as well as a conduit that helps create and administer university policy. An assistant dean must work closely with students, bringing forth their concerns, wishes, and expectations from university programs and policy. Then, the assistant must use that input to assess, create, and guide university policy and programs toward students. The assistant dean will also help guide programs throughout the university including academic and financial programs.


Assistant Dean of Students (University) 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.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Dean of Students (University)

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Many University Assistant Deans of Students move into a Dean of Students role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. University Deans of Students on average bring in a similar salary to University Assistant Deans of Students.

Assistant Dean of Students (University) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

University Assistant Deans of Students typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Budget Management and People Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 11 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Those listing Counseling as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Dean of Students (University)

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

University Assistant Deans of Students with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $55K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $65K. On average, University Assistant Deans of Students make $74K following one to two decades on the job. University Assistant Deans of Students who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $82K on average.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Experience Affects Assistant Dean of Students (University) Salaries

up arrow 21%

up arrow 10%

National Average

up arrow 3%

up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Assistant Dean of Students (University) Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 11%

People Management
up arrow 4%

National Average

up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.


66 %
34 %

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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%