Dean of Students Salary

The average salary for a Dean of Students is $63,383 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Administration, Leadership, and People Management.
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$40,668 - $105,781
MEDIAN: $63,383

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$40,705 - $106,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 522
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Dean of Students

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National Average: $63,568

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Experience Affects Dean of Students Salaries

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Skills That Affect Dean of Students Salaries

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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Team Leadership
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.


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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: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 7%