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Dean of Students Salary

For Dean of Studentss, annual average wages total $64K 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. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the majority of Dean of Studentss (62 percent) survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,886 - $108,423
MEDIAN: $63,501

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$40,886 - $108,423  
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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).
$40,760 - $108,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 443

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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.


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 report a focused set of job 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. Oral / Verbal Communication and People Management are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Dean of Students

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

Dean of Studentss with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $52K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Dean of Studentss make a median salary of $75K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $90K.

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Skills That Affect Dean of Students Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.


38 %
62 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%