For Dean of Studentss, annual average wages total $62K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Dean of Studentss are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Dean of Studentss report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,893 - $102,426
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$62K
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MEDIAN: $61,711
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,893 - $102,426  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,035  
Total Pay (?
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$39,756 - $102,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 441
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.00  
   
Overtime
$29.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,035  
   
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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$39,756 - $102,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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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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 report using a wide range of professional 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 11 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Team Leadership and Counseling. It is often found that people who know Oral / Verbal Communication are also skilled in Leadership.

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. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $52K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $61K. Dean of Studentss with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $74K. Dean of Studentss who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $81K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,792

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 36 percent. Dean of Studentss will also find cushy salaries in Newark (+21 percent), Dallas (+13 percent), Denver (+7 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Dean of Students' salary, with Milwaukee Dean of Studentss earning salaries that are 24 percent less than the national average. Philadelphia and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 17 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Dean of Students Salaries



National Average
$62,000



Skills That Affect Dean of Students Salaries

Administration
up arrow 38%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 15%



Leadership
up arrow 2%

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
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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