Dean of Students Salary

Median pay for Dean of Studentss in the United States is around $62K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Dean of Studentss is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,787 - $100,536
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$62K
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MEDIAN: $61,718
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$13.59 - $43.01
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$100K
Salary $39,787 - $100,536
Bonus $0.00 - $10,148
Profit Sharing $1,505
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$39,669 - $100,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 442
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $13.59 - $43.01
Overtime $28.88
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,148
Profit Sharing $1,505
Total Pay (?
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).
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$39,669 - $100,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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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. Those proficient in Oral / Verbal Communication are, more often than not, also skilled in Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Dean of Students

Pay by Experience for a Dean of Students has a positive trend. An entry-level Dean of Students with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 190 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dean of Students with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Dean of Students which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 148 salaries. A Dean of Students with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 67 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,747

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 29 percent. Dean of Studentss can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+21 percent), Newark (+16 percent), Washington (+8 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Milwaukee Dean of Studentss earning much less — 24 percent less — than the national average. Employers in Philadelphia and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (20 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Dean of Students

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dean of Students Salaries

▲30%

▲17%

National Average
$62,000

▼1%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Dean of Students Salaries

Administration
▲38%

Strategic Planning
▲15%



▲5%

National Average
$62,000

Counseling
▼7%

Team Leadership
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 8%
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