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Late-Career Department Chair (College / University) Salary

Average Late-Career College Department Chairs make around $102K per year. With some bonuses approaching $51K, overall incomes of Late-Career College Department Chairs generally spread between $57K and $242K depending on individual performance. 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 57 percent of the field. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Late-Career College Department Chairs is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$56,777 - $234,891
MEDIAN: $101,958

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$56,777 - $234,891  
$0.00 - $51,064  
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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).
$56,777 - $241,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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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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People Management

National Average

Curriculum Planning
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


43 %
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 2%