Average Department Chair (College / University) Salary

$82,194
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$150k

The average salary for a Department Chair (College / University) is $82,194

Base Salary
$52k - $150k
Bonus
$1k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $27k
Total Pay
$51k - $155k
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What Do Department Chair (College / University)s Do?

Department Chair (College / University) Tasks
  • Interview and lead hiring process for faculty, including checking eligibility.
  • Teach courses, advise students, and work with new hires.
  • Lead curriculum revision and updating processes, including reviewing syllabi and textbooks.
  • Coordinate flow of information across departments and deans.
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How do Department Chair (College / University)s Rate Their Jobs?

3.9 out of 5
(70)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 70 responses, the job of Department Chair (College / University) has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.9 out of 5. On average, Department Chair (College / University)s are highly satisfied with their job.