President, College/University Salary (United States)

The average pay for a President, College/University is $125,639 per year.
President, College/University Total Pay (?
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$85,568 - $270,000
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MEDIAN: $125,639
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$85,568 - $270,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $69,043  
Total Pay (?
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$82,789 - $290,393  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects President, College/University Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$140,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 21 votes.
Gender
Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
35%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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