With around three in five of Associate Deans of Students in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $46K to $145K per year and averages out to $78K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Female Associate Deans of Students make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. For the most part, Associate Deans of Students enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$46,351 - $144,240
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MEDIAN: $77,658
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$45,791 - $144,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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Job Description for Associate Dean of Students (university)

The associate dean of students for a university is responsible for coordinating and supervising student activities, managing details such as training and supervising staff, working with staff members to prepare for new initiatives, and ensuring university rules are followed at all times. Additionally, associate deans of students are responsible for planning and analyzing budgets for all related activities, as well as reporting on the progress of each initiative to university administrators.

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Associate Dean of Students (university) Tasks

  • Design, develop, and implement support for academic planning for students.
  • Conduct curriculum assessment and provide assessments as necessary.
  • Recruit, select, supervise, and review staff across multiple levels within the college.
  • Aid in the development of academic and career-development workshops.
  • Assist with the direction and execution of academic and career advising activities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Associate Dean of Students (university)

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $65K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $65K. Associate Deans of Students bring in $83K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $88K.

Associate Dean of Students (university) Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Associate Dean of Students (university)?

Associate Dean of Students (university) in South Bethlehem:
"Negotiate don't just accept first salary offer."
I was so happy they chose me that I accepted on the spot without negotiation. Mistake.

Associate Dean of Students (university) in Daytona Beach:
"Stay in your lane."
It's easy to want to jump in and fix all the problems across campus. It's important to know when to "stay in your lane". By taking on the decisions that others should be making, you discredit the things you are skilled at doing. Make sure your supervisor acknowledges both publicly and privately large scale projects, high profile events, tasks which are critical to the mission of the university.

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Key Stats for Associate Dean of Students (university)

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Associate Dean of Students (university) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Associate Dean of Students (university) Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 30%

National Average
$78,000

People Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 1%
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