Provost Salary

Provosts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $147K annually. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. The majority of Provosts (64 percent) survey respondents are male. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$75,987 - $244,237
$76K
$150K
$240K
MEDIAN: $147,306
10%
50%
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Salary $75,987 - $244,237
Bonus $10,000
Profit Sharing $15,000
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$76,749 - $253,121
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Provost

Provosts are known as the senior academic administrators in many colleges and universities. They are often in charge of overseeing the planning and development of educational programs provided by the college and also ensure that academic integrity is upheld by providing leadership, guidance, and advocacy for student affairs. Many provosts are also responsible for the allocation of funds to various departments.

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Provost Tasks

  • Review data, set goals, and identify strategies to reach those goals.
  • Represent the organization and its students.
  • Hire and oversee staff.
  • Chair academic councils and committees and work with external partners.
  • Manage departmental and organizational budgets.

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Pay by Experience Level for Provost

Pay by Experience for a Provost has a positive trend. An entry-level Provost with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Provost with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Provost which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $162,000 based on 16 salaries. A Provost with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $152,000 based on 23 salaries.

Key Stats for Provost

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
66%
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Experience Affects Provost Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$149,000

Mid-Career
▼20%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
66%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None:
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