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Late-Career Department Chair (College / University) Salary

The average Late-Career College Department Chair can expect to rake in roughly $101K per year. Cash earnings for Late-Career College Department Chairs — which sometimes include more than $59K from bonuses — stretch from around $57K to approximately $288K. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career College Department Chairs, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Late-Career College Department Chairs making up 57 percent of survey respondents. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$56,549 - $287,228
MEDIAN: $100,934

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$56,549 - $287,228  
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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).
$56,549 - $287,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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: 98% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 1%