Late-Career Department Chair (College / University) Salary

Median pay for Late-Career College Department Chairs lies in the neighborhood of $100K per year. With some bonuses approaching $51K, overall incomes of Late-Career College Department Chairs generally spread between $57K and $222K depending on individual performance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Late-Career College Department Chairs (56 percent) who responded to the survey.

$57,387 - $205,820
MEDIAN: $100,126

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$57,387 - $205,820  
$0.00 - $50,684  
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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).
$57,387 - $221,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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 24 votes.


44 %
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 2%