Assistant Dean of Students (University) Salary

Pay for University Assistant Deans of Students in the United States sits in the ballpark of $66K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. More than half of University Assistant Deans of Students (68 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most University Assistant Deans of Students. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,057 - $98,299
$44K
$66K
$98K
MEDIAN: $66,258
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$44,057 - $98,299  
   
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$0.00 - $2,980  
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$43,764 - $98,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 178

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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.

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Assistant Dean of Students (University) 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.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Dean of Students (University)


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At the upper end, University Assistant Deans of Students who move into an Associate Dean of Students role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Associate Deans of Students is a much higher $82K per year. The most common promotion for University Assistant Deans of Students is Dean of Students, a position that typically pays $75K annually. Another standard transition for University Assistant Deans of Students seeking advancement is to assume a Dean of Students role, where pay is often $63K.

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

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $60K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $64K. University Assistant Deans of Students with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $70K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an University Assistant Dean of Students with more than 20 years of experience can earn $79K on average.

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Key Stats for Assistant Dean of Students (University)

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Assistant Dean of Students (University) Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Assistant Dean of Students (University) Salaries

National Average
$66,000

▼6%

People Management
▼7%

Program Management
▼7%

advising
▼8%

Budget Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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