Late-Career Department Chair (College / University) Salary

The average Late-Career College Department Chair can expect to rake in roughly $100K annually. Total cash compensation to Late-Career College Department Chairs approaches anywhere from $58K on the lower end to $215K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $59K from bonuses. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men working as Late-Career College Department Chairs who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent.

$58,361 - $203,135
MEDIAN: $100,144

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$58,361 - $215,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Skills That Affect Department Chair (College / University) Salaries

Research Analysis
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Budget Management
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People Management
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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 27 votes.


43 %
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 2%