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Dean of Students Salary

Average Dean of Studentss in the United States make around $65K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Dean of Studentss, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$40,527 - $106,073
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $64,585
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$40,390 - $106,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 424
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Job Description for Dean of Students

The dean of students works with students, parents, and teachers to ensure students have the best possible learning experience. The dean of students also observes teachers in action, performs evaluations, and provides suggestions for improvement. Deans of students are employed in many different types of educational institutions, ranging from elementary to graduate schools. This is often a leadership position, since the dean of students typically has several associates to manage.

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Dean of Students 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.

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Dean of Studentss only report a few specific skills. People Management and Oral / Verbal Communication are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Dean of Students

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


For many Dean of Studentss, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $53K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $60K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $74K in this role. Dean of Studentss who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $90K.

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Experience Affects Dean of Students Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Dean of Students Salaries

People Management
up arrow 13%

National Average
$65,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%