Average Academic Dean Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Academic Dean is $100,359

Base Salary
$65k - $168k
$1k - $35k
Total Pay
$65k - $175k
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What Do Academic Deans Do?

Academic Dean Tasks
  • Deliver effective and quality services to students including student housing, counseling, student conduct, student activities and programs, disability services, international student advising.
  • Meet the needs of a diverse campus population, foster student development and promote involvement in campus life.
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How do Academic Deans Rate Their Jobs?

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 39 responses, the job of Academic Dean has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.08 out of 5. On average, Academic Deans are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Academic Deans

What is the highest pay for Academic Deans?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Academic Dean is $168k / year

What is the lowest pay for Academic Deans?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Academic Dean is $65k / year

How can Academic Deans increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Academic Dean is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Academic Dean that oversees more junior Academic Deans, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.