Late-Career Department Chair (College / University) Salary

Late-Career College Department Chairs take home approximately $100K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses which peak near $51K, total cash payment to Late-Career College Department Chairs can bottom out near $57K or peak near $216K depending on individual performance. For the most part, Late-Career College Department Chairs enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men working as Late-Career College Department Chairs who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,439 - $203,496

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$57,439 - $203,496  
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$57,439 - $215,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Department Chair (College / University) Salaries

Budget Management
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Research Analysis
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National Average

People Management
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Curriculum Planning
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


43 %
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 2%