Average Dean of Studentss in the United States make around $62K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Male Dean of Studentss are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Dean of Studentss claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$40,192 - $102,064
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MEDIAN: $61,532
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$40,192 - $102,064  
   
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$0.00 - $9,995  
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$39,975 - $102,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 440
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$28.88  
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$0.00 - $9,995  
   
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$39,975 - $102,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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

  • 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 Dean of Students


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For Dean of Studentss, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Dean of Studentss earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Assistant Principal.

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Popular Skills for Dean of Students


Dean of Studentss seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Administration, Strategic Planning, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 38 percent, 15 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Team Leadership and Counseling. For most people, competency in Oral / Verbal Communication indicates knowledge of Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Dean of Students

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $53K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Dean of Studentss make a median salary of $73K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $81K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,682

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dean of Studentss will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Dean of Studentss can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+21 percent), Denver (+18 percent), Newark (+16 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). Dean of Studentss' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Dean of Studentss in Milwaukee bring in salaries that are 24 percent lower than the national average. Los Angeles and Philadelphia are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Dean of Students

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
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Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Dean of Students Salaries



National Average
$62,000



Skills That Affect Dean of Students Salaries

Administration
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Strategic Planning
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National Average
$62,000

Counseling
up arrow 7%

Team Leadership
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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