Provost Salary

Average Provosts in the United States make around $150K per year. Men make up the majority of Provosts (63 percent) survey respondents. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$77,281 - $248,676
$77K
$150K
$250K
MEDIAN: $149,716
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$77,281 - $248,676  
   
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$6,000  
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$78,827 - $259,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
63%
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Experience Affects Provost Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$150,000

Mid-Career
▼20%

Entry-Level
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
63%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 3%
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