Late-Career Department Chair (College / University) Salary

Late-Career College Department Chairs can expect wages of $100K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Late-Career College Department Chairs stretch from $57K on the lower end to $222K near the top, and the heftier packages encompass bonuses that can (rarely) exceed $51K. Male Late-Career College Department Chairs are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Late-Career College Department Chairs is high.

$57,282 - $204,063
MEDIAN: $100,126

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$57,282 - $204,063  
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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).
$57,282 - $222,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Department Chair (College / University) Salaries

Research Analysis
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Budget Management
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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.


44 %
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 2%