President, College/University Salary

The average pay for a President, College/University is $142,810 per year.

$80,418 - $354,786

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$80,418 - $354,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for President, College/University

  • Recruit and hire staff and faculty to meet operational goals, and evaluate staffing levels periodically.
  • Monitor financial performance and liquidity, tracking budgets, and making changes.
  • Supervise and mentor directors, managers, and departments to meet overall organizational goals.
  • Interact with the community and educational bodies to communicate the vision and success of the organization.

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Experience Affects President, College/University Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


41 %
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%